Tag Archives: Stories

Otjiherero – Otjimbaharere tjOmbandje nOmbungu (The Jackal and The Hyena)

Told by: Nathaniel Tuahuku                             Otjiherero translation by: Nathaniel K. Mbaeva With special thanks to Marlene Sullivan Winberg and Willemien le Roux (For English translation see the great book: The STORYTELLER, Folktales … Continue reading

Posted in Otjiherero | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Otjiherero – Otjimbaharere tjOmbandje nOmbungu (The Jackal and The Hyena)

Nuer – Lony (The lion)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

Posted in Nuer | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Nuer – Lony (The lion)

Nuer – Guak kɛnɛ Yak kɛ yiiw kɛ luth (The fox, the hyena, the spiky fish and the mud fish)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

Posted in Nuer | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Nuer – Guak kɛnɛ Yak kɛ yiiw kɛ luth (The fox, the hyena, the spiky fish and the mud fish)

Ju|’hoansi – Katiti ko mambo, dshauma |kurih (Katitu Momambo, the Brave Girl)

Told by:  Told by:  Nxisae Magdaline Nxao       Ju|’hoansi translation by: Dahm |I!ae 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 … Continue reading

Posted in  Ju|’hoansi | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Ju|’hoansi – Katiti ko mambo, dshauma |kurih (Katitu Momambo, the Brave Girl)

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

Posted in Maasai, Maasai | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Maasai – Enkitejo o kulie ng’wesi (Hare and other animals)

Nuer – Ria̠ŋ jiök (The wealth of dogs)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

Posted in Nuer | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Nuer – Ria̠ŋ jiök (The wealth of dogs)

Nuer – Jio̠b muɔ̠ɔ̠n (The axe made of clay)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

Posted in Nuer | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Nuer – Jio̠b muɔ̠ɔ̠n (The axe made of clay)

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

Posted in Khwedam | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Khwedam – KX’OBEYEDJI NU |XUNIMA (The Zebra and the Crocodile)

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

Posted in Maasai, Maasai | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Maasai – Ntemelua

Nuer – Lib go̠o̠r jio̠b (The cormorant still looks for the axe)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

Posted in Nuer | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Nuer – Lib go̠o̠r jio̠b (The cormorant still looks for the axe)