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Nuer – Cäl kɛnɛ nyaŋ (The Crocodile and the monkey)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Maasai – ENTITO E TIYIOGO

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa ena tito sidai oleng’ niaku pooki ng’ae neya. Neisho ena tito neirriwaa olkilikuai ajo ore pooki ng’ae oyieu neya nelo metishila entito. … Continue reading

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Nuer – Guɛk kɛnɛ pɛl pɛl (The frog and the Hare)

Collected and written by  Michael Thilyang Gatkek                                                                      … Continue reading

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Maasai – ENKITEJO O ENKOLII (The Hare and the Antelope)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa, netii ena kitejo. Ore nabo olong’ eloolo tosero nedumu embae. Ore errinyo alo ang’ neinepu iltorrobo ooyieng’isho. Nejoki, “Lotorrobo kulo, enchooki enkiring’o … 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 – Olmurrani oota inkutukie are (The moran with two mouths)

Written by: Dr. Naomi Kipuri  (For English translation see her great book: Oral Literature of the Maasai) Netii apa, netii ele murrani oota inkutukie are. Naa entim namanya. Naa sidai apa ele murrani enenking’asia. Neeta ilpapit, enkoriong’ ebaiki enchada. Ore nabo … Continue reading

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Khwedam – ||QAO |XUNIMA (The Poor Crocodile)

Told by: Splash Hepuru Moronga, Written Khwedam: 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). … Continue reading

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Yeyi – Okoro No Onshuru (The Hare and the Hornbill)

Told by: Dumelang Otimilwe Written in ShiYei by Oscar Lebopamo 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

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||Ani – POOM CE GUWAM CE (Jackal and Hyena)

Told by: Kotsi Maba   Written in  ||Ani : 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 … Continue reading

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Dagomba – Bihi Silima Tampuli mini Binjuu

Written by: Late  Philip Baako Adam Malshegu       Edited by: Adam Carlos A. special thanks to: Mohammed-Muniru Cosmos N sinli n-nyaa zori ka zori ŋɔ. Ka di yaa be ka be.  Ka tampuli mini binjuua daa yaa vara, ka … Continue reading

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