Category Archives: South Sudan

Nuer – Dia̠ŋ Yiow (A girl called Diaŋ Yiow)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer – Tik Tɔ̠c kɛnɛ Nyan Yak (Two girls: Tik Tɔ̠c and Nyan Yak)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer – Gatguup (A man-beast called Gatguub)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer – Duäny kɛnɛ cɔr (The lame and the blind)

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) Duäny kɛnɛ cɔr cakɛ ba̠ny rɛy dhɔar kɛn … Continue reading

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Nuer – Nyaluak kɛnɛ guec (Nyaluak and the giraffe)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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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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Nuer – Ciek kɛnɛ kun (Women and mice)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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