In the specific time of the folktale, The Hill of Chua Kapoj, trust was a very important key to succed in life. In this story, the tradition of the costmbre (ritual), the lebal, which is a type of dance that all fifteen year old children have to participate in. The culture values traditon because of the strictness the Mayan's government has. Tradition reminds people of where they came from and how thier childhoods were. Knowing the traditions and how to do them properly would definatley allow people to be a part of the Mayan's daily society.