Rael, Juan Bautista
- John Koegel
(b Arroyo Hondo, NM, Aug 14, 1900; d Menlo Park, CA, Nov 8, 1993). American folklorist and linguist. Born in a village near Taos to a Hispano (Spanish-speaking New Mexican) family that raised sheep and cattle, Rael attended Saint Michael’s College (Santa Fe) and the Christian Brothers’ College (St. Louis). He earned the BA (St. Mary’s College, Oakland, CA, ...