A Description of the Fair of San Juan Cotzal

Una Descripción de la Feria de San Juan Cotzal

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Subject LanguageIxil
Language PID(s)ailla:119533
Title [Indigenous]Kam ech ipaasal vinimla q'ii u tenam K'usal
Language of Indigenous Titleixl
TitleA Description of the Fair of San Juan Cotzal
Language CommunityCotzal
Country(ies)Guatemala
Place CreatedAcademia de Lenguas Mayas de Guatemala, Pulay, Quiché, Guatemala
Date Created2016-06-23
Description [Indigenous]Aatz tu u tenam K'usal, nipaasal inimla q'ii u Xhan tu kaava'l ika'k'al q'ii tetz u vaajil ich' nik'atb'al ya'b', kamchit ech ipaasal u nimla q'ii tzi', utz aatz b'axal nitxaalka ma'l ixviak aya' q'u'l a'tek sak'uchunsan u tenam, aatz ib'ii nitoksale' "xu'mil sajchii" unchee' nib'en tu tere'n tenam ti' ik'uchunsal u tenam K'usal. aatz tu viq'ii u Xhan nituch b'ixal tuch' nimal k'a'y.
Language of Indigenous Descriptionixl
DescriptionIn the town of Cotzal, they celebrate the festival of San Juan, which is on the twenty-fourth of June. The participant describes how this fair passes. At the festival, they first choose young women to represent the town. From them, they choose one winner and call her "flower of maguey." She goes to the other villages and represents her village of Cotzal. At the festival, they dance and salesmen come to celebrate Juan.
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Source NoteIXIL-CTZ-DES-EST-2016-06-23-0508
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Contributor(s) Individual / RoleSánchez Toma, Edelmira Catarina (Speaker)
Adell, Eric (Creator)
Toma Cruz, Antonio Moisés (Transcriber, Translator)
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