The mermaid

La sirena

Object Details

Subject LanguageTepehua, Huehuetla
Language PID(s)ailla:119527
Title [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Title
TitleThe mermaid
Language Community
Place CreatedHuehuetla, Hidalgo
Date Created2000-11-08
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionThe two participants, Angelita Patricio Tolentino and Nicolás Vigueras Patricio, are mother and son. Don Nicolás was my principal consultant. This was the first occasion in which Doña Angelita wanted to tell me a Tepehua story, and she did not have any prior experience as a linguistic consultant. Given her inexperience, her age, and their relationship, Don Nicolás told the story jointly with his mother.
There is a brief introduction in which I establish the name of the narrative. Next comes the narrative, followed by a free translation and discussion of the story in Spanish.
Both the Tepehua narrative and the Spanish translation that follows are in I001, since there was no break in the recording.
Source Note
Contributor(s) Individual / RolePatricio Tolentino, Angelita (Speaker)
Vigueras Patricio, Nicolás (Speaker)
Kung, Susan Smythe (Researcher)
Contributor(s) Corporate / Role

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