Los Duranes, New Mexico. A blonde calls out from her balcony to a shepherd passing by with his flock. The shepard pays no attention to the aggressive young lady, telling ther that his flock is more important to him than anything else. Later he changes his mind, but the blonde tells him that it is now to late. The shepherd feels like kicking himself. Recited. Quality: Good/ Fair
Bernalillo, New Mexico. Informant gives an account of the dance game "valse chiquiado," connected with the experiences of a hunter named Cruz Hurtado. Hurtado finds himself in the woods and, hiding behind a pine tree, gets to see a colony of bears dancing and participating in the "valse chiquiado." Explanation in story form of "valse chiquiado." Quality: Fair/Poor.
Bernalillo, New Mexico. Conclusion of the Cruz Hurtado tall tale. As Cruz gets deeper into the forest, he sees a group of bears dancing the "valse chiquiado." He is unnoticed by the bears because he is hiding behind a pine tree. "Valse chiquiado" described. See item 7.22. Quality: Fair/Poor.
Albuquerque, New Mexico. A priest forgets to tell the cook how he wants his chicken prepared. The cook enters the church while the priest is celebrating mass. In the choir, the cook chants to the priest that he has not told her how he wants his chicken. He answers in Gregorian chant. Date is uncertain. Recited. Quality: Good/Fair.
Bernalillo, New Mexico. Informant sings a traditional version of the Entriega de novios, a wedding song concerning the laws of matrimony, with suggestions as to how a married couple should lead a happy Christian life as husband and wife. Duplicates item 33.9. Quality: good/fair.