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Nahua | Totonac | Yaqui
Alternate forms: Hiaki, Yoeme
Date: 1949
Genre: Songs | Stories
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (42 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Nahuatl Texts, recorded on phonograph discs by Robert Barlow circa 1949, in Milpa Alta, Mexico. Stories given entirely in untranslated Nahuatl, with the exception of two stories given in Spanish. Almost all stories are given by Luz Jimenez. The identifiable texts include a story about the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday and the mountain Popocatepetl. Also includes one Yaqui song and one text that may be in a Totonac language. There is occasional prominent cracking and hissing background noise on the recording. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection: Nahuatl texts (Mss.Rec.6)