The Construction of the Church of San Juan Cotzal

La Construcción de la Iglesia de san Juan Cotzal

Object Details

Subject LanguageIxil
Language PID(s)ailla:119533
Title [Indigenous]Vije' u tostioxh tu u tenam K'usal
Language of Indigenous Titleixl
TitleThe Construction of the Church of San Juan Cotzal
Language CommunityCotzal
Place CreatedCotzal, Quiché, Guatemala
Date Created2016-11-29
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionThe participant explains how the church was created. When they were building the church, the sun did not come up for four days. She explains that it was the Makaktanil people that constructed the church. They gathered rocks from a place called X'ol to build the church. When the sun finally came up, the people saw that the church was finally finished.
Source NoteIXIL-CTZ-HIS-INE-2016-11-29-0528
Contributor(s) Individual / RoleToma Cruz, Antonio Moisés (Creator, Interviewer, Transcriber, Translator)
Contributor(s) Corporate / Role

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