K'iche' Maya Oral History Project



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There was a rich man who had two sons. They asked their father to lend them money so they could go to Guatemala City and do business. The young men went to the City and were very successful. They began to become rich. Their father didn't want them to continue going to the City, so they then began finding other ways to earn a living. In their efforts to earn money they had several adventures. In the end they became rich like their father.

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Latin American and Iberian Institute, University of New Mexico


Wealth; survival; wisdom


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Oral History #055: A Rich Man and Hist Two Sons



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