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8 edition of East African folktales found in the catalog.

East African folktales

from the voice of Mukamba

by Vincent MuМѓli wa KiМѓtukuМѓ

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Published by August House in Little Rock .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Kamba (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- Kenya.,
    • Kamba language -- Texts.

    • Edition Notes

      Text also in Kikamba.

      StatementVincent Muli wa Kituku.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR356.42.K36 K55 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p. :
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL661688M
      ISBN 100874834899
      LC Control Number97007141

      African Folk Tales Background Information. Way of Communicating. There is a rich, fertile legacy of folklore from Africa. On this vast continent, folk tales and myths serve as a means of handing down traditions and customs from one generation to the next.   This list of folktales from African kicks off my series of book lists featuring folktales from around the ss to say, Africa is a diverse continent, with no single culture and so just like Appalachian tales do not reflect stories from the Wild West, neither do Liberian folk stories reflect Egyptian culture.

      Through engaging narration and colorful illustrations, Myths and Legends of Africa helps children explore the mythologies and legends of the Ashanti, Ganda, Zulu, and other African cultures. World Book's series Famous Myths and Legends of the World collects many famous stories from around the world. The stories are written in a creative way to Price: $ Porter, Philip W., Food and Development in the Semi-Arid Zone of East Africa. Syracuse Univ. Press, Pouwels, R. Horn & Crescent, Horn and Crescent: Cultural Change and Traditional Islam on the East African Coast, Cambridge U. Pr., Salih, MA Mohamed and John Markakis, (ed.), Ethnicity and the State in Eastern Africa. Nordic.

      A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts. African, Caribbean, African American and African Canadian communities. In fact, thanks to folktale characters like Anansi the Spider, we can see that the cultures in these parts of the world we have studied in this chapter are all closely related. Folktales are a fun way for us to learn lessons or morals that can help us every Size: 7MB.


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[Vincent Mũli wa Kĩtukũ] -- A bilingual collection of 18 folktales or short fables in English and Kikamba from the Kamba Community in Kenya.

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