The king of the mountain

El dueño del cerro

Object Details

Subject LanguageCh'ol
Language PID(s)ailla:119634
Title [Indigenous]Yumwits
Language of Indigenous Titlectu
TitleThe king of the mountain
Language Community
Place CreatedEl Limar, Tila, Chiapas, Mexico
Date Created2002-07-30
Description [Indigenous]Ts'i' tsa'bä tsänsäñtyiyob tyi bajläm. Tyi itsänsäyob li bajläm, ya'i tyi ik'uxuyob, jiñjach che' ñaxañ tyi imelbeyob ixajb.
Language of Indigenous Descriptionctu
DescriptionThe hunters' dogs were attacked by a jaguar, caretaker of the forest animals. The jaguar went into a cave and very cunning hunters managed to kill and eat it, but not before doing a ritual.
Source Notectu_20020730-cjg-yumwits
Contributor(s) Individual / RoleJiménez Gómez, Carmelino (Speaker)
Gutiérrez Sánchez, Pedro (Interlocutor)
Vázquez Vásquez, Matilde (Transcriber, Translator)
Contributor(s) Corporate / Role

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