Text: Florencia Mejía 5

Texto: Florencia Mejía 5

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Subject LanguageChatino, Tataltepec de Valdés
Language PID(s)ailla:119704
Title [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Title
TitleText: Florencia Mejía 5
Language CommunityTataltepec Chatino
Place CreatedTataltepec de Valdés, Oaxaca, México
Date Created2012-02-13
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionFlorencia Mejía talks about traditions about childbirth, planting the placenta near a spring, placing a candle near where the placenta was planted, with a candle placed three days later where the child was born, how these traditions have changed with the decrease in home births, illnesses due to marital infidelity, feeding an infant to the Holy Fire.
Source Note
Contributor(s) Individual / RoleSullivant, J. Ryan (Researcher)
Mejía Cortés, Florencia (Speaker)
Martínez Mateo, Modesta (Translator)
Contributor(s) Corporate / Role

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