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Maasai – Enkitejo o kulie ng’wesi (Hare and other animals)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa netii enkitejo oltome, olasurai, oloikuma olng’ojine neeta pooki emboo oonkishu osirkon tenebo. Niaku keiloikino pooki shoo. Neisho nabo olong’ enkitejo etii oltome … Continue reading

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Maasai -OSINKOLIO LOONKITUAAK

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)   Emuto kinyamal esupat Esupat nairi nkukurto Neiri nosarge o ne kule Etaekuo enkaji ang’ enaleng’ Etaekutuo kule neyeku olker Enkolong’ natumi nosim ai … Continue reading

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Nuer – Ria̠ŋ jiök (The wealth of dogs)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Nuer – Jio̠b muɔ̠ɔ̠n (The axe made of clay)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Maasai – ESUYIORE

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)     Maiseyie osinkolio le teipa Maisisa iItiapukuro Eima entepesi narresho Naishayie iIkimula Chorus Hooe hooyioe hoe hoyioho hooyia Kainyioo sa naiting’ida koyiombo loolayiok … Continue reading

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Khwedam – KX’OBEYEDJI NU |XUNIMA (The Zebra and the Crocodile)

Told by: Goitseone Xaeka Written in ||Anikhwedam by Moses Juhane With special thanks to Marlene Sullivan Winberg and Willemien le Roux (For English translation see the great book: The STORYTELLER, Folktales from the Kalahari desert and the Okavango River in Botswana). Kx’ei|am kuri, |xunima … Continue reading

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Maasai – Ntemelua

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa, neisho entasat neiu enkerai, nedung’okini enkarna aajo Ntemelua. Neyieng’i olkiteng’ oitaikinyieki enkerai eilata. Neyier entasat ironkena neipang’ alo aramatisho neing’uaa eyiara. Neing’uaa … Continue reading

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Nuer – Guak kɛnɛ nyigol kɛ nyaŋlew (The fox, the vulture and the night jar)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Maasai – OSINKOLIO LOOLTORROBO

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai)   Kiti kiti, hooyie pae Ntoyie olparakuo le kishu, ehooyie pae heeho! Naaminyiaru manaanng’ entawuo tenkaina Neisulaki inentawuo botor neitu eikau Ng’oto kilelu miyagiyagu … Continue reading

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Nuer – Guak kɛnɛ Yak kɛ tɔɔŋ (The fox, the hyena and the firewood)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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