Rabbit and His Cap
Rabbit and the Coyote
Rabbit and the Crab
Rabbit and the Ram
Rabbit As Cowherd
Rabbit As Swineherd
Rabbit Throws Out His Sandal
Mayan Leaders Including "18 Rabbit"
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** No one seems to know why the rabbit is called "the mayor."
** Slow, traditional Mayan dance, and the melody which accompanies it. The word also means 'marimba' and 'music' in the Q…njob…l Mayan language.
*** An inexplicable change of instrument. When the storyteller, don Pedro Miguel Say was asked about it, he simply said that he had learned the story this way.
**** Some Q…njob…les insist that there are lions living in the Cuchumat…n Mountains near their homeland.
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