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Nuer – Mo̠k Bidiit (A man called Mok, son of Bidiit)

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Nuer – Cual Pec (A man called Cual Pec)

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

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

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Nuer – Ciek kɛnɛ kun (Women and mice)

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Nuer – Wadhaw (A man called Wadhaw)

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Maasai – OLMURRANI OSHOMO ENKOP ENKAI (The warrior who went to god’s country)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa, nepuo ilmurran enjore, nedung’o olmurrani enamuke nejo: “Lomurran entaanyuaki.” Nejoki ilkulikae: “Nchoo kianyu olesiadi.” Naa kejoki ake ilkulikae metaanyu nejokini: “Nchoo kianyu … Continue reading

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Nuer – Guak kɛnɛ Yak kɛ tuaar (The fox, the hyena and the honey)

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Maasai – NKERA OLNG’ABOLI (The Children of the Fig tree)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Etii apa entasat nemeeta olmoruo nemeeta sii nkera. Ninye ake openy tenkaji enye. Nenya apa eliyio oleng’ nelau enias. Nejo nabo olong’, “Kadumunye taata … Continue reading

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Nuer – Ɛ ŋu rec thilɛ lɛp (Why fish have no tongue)

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