Author Archives: Nanetya Editor

Nuer – Dhɔl kɔa̠kni (The boy of the cracks)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek          With special thanks to Fr Christian Carlassare and pastoral team of Holy Trinity Parish (Old Fangak)  (for English translation see their great book: Nuer Folktales, Proverbs and Riddles) Mëëdan tɛ kɛ dhɔl mi te̠e̠ cieŋdiɛn … Continue reading

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Nuer – Cual Pec (A man called Cual Pec)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer -Gaat Tutdɛɛl göörkɛ cak The sons of Tutdel look for milk

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer – Dhɔl Kɔtä (The boy of the tamarind tree)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Kikuyu Proverbs

Collected by:  African proverbs,Sayings and stories (visit to read proverbs explanation)   Rigita thi wega: ndwaheiruio ni aciari, ni ngombo uhetwo niciana ciaku You must treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents, it is loaned … Continue reading

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Nyanga Proverbs

Collected by:  African proverbs,Sayings and stories (visit website to read proverbs explanation)   Emuana uritanga, encano,w’arisa mu yakusianga mo’i kimua A child eats at his/her  parents, even if he/she has poured out the flour

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Nuer – Ciek kɛnɛ kun (Women and mice)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer – Nyalaŋ (A girl called Nyalang)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer – Gaat Tutdɛɛl nyuurkɛ cɔ̠a̠a̠t ria̠a̠y (The children of Tutdel sat at the river side)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer – Guɔ̠r (The Elephant)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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