LA42 QIN4 KCHIN4
‘Prayer for the Community’
recited by Simón Zurita Cruz
University of Kentucky
This text is a prayer in San Juan Quiahije Chatino (SJQ) recited by city hall officials and elders in their official capacity as representatives of the community. It was recited by Simón Zurita Cruz, a member of the elder’s council, at 5:00 a.m., on June 24, 2009, in the Catholic Church in San Juan Quiahije. The recording of this prayer took place as the event transpired. The recitation was performed in the presence of municipal officials, elders, and community members.
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