Tales from Peoples of Sub-Saharan Africa

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Akamba

  1. The Handsome Ogre-Girl of the Pool

Akikuyu

  1. The Giant of the Great Water

  2. The Girl Who Was Sacrificed by Her Kin

  3. M’wambia and the N’jenge

  4. The Lost Sister

  5. The Snake from the Great Water

Ashanti

  1. How Kwaku Ananse Got Aso in Marriage

  2. How the Hinder Part Became Big

  3. How Abosom Came into the World

  4. How Spider Obtained the Sky-God’s Stories

  5. How Spider Read the Sky-God’s Thoughts

Baganda

  1. How Kintu Was Tested

Baila

  1. Blue Jay, Who Married the Daughter of God

Bakongo

  1. The Twin Brothers

  2. Ngomba’s Basket

Basuto

  1. The Swallowing Monster

bene-Mukuni

  1. Kapepe, the Little Feather

  2. What Do You Mean, Block of Wood?

  3. Let the Big Drum Roll!

  4. Mother, Come Back!

  5. How Can I Silence Katubi?

  6. The Wife Who Ate the Wrong Porridge

Bushman

  1. Mantis and the All-Devourer

  2. Mantis Creates an Eland

Chaga

  1. The Adventures of Mrile

Hausa

  1. The Town Where None Might Sleep

Lamba

  1. Introduction to Lamba Folktales

  2. Allodynamics in Lamba Imaginative Tradition

  3. The Choric Story of the Breaker of the River-Grass

  4. The Story of the Chameleon and the Lizard

  5. The Story of Shichinongomunuma and Chilubwelubwe

  6. Katala the Pole-Joiner

  7. How Death Came into the World

  8. What a Little Thing Did

  9. The Choric Story of Luwe

  10. The Story of the Man and the Honey-Guide

  11. The Story of the Man and the Ogre

  12. The Story of the Sons of Squeezer and Mr. Water-Lizard

  13. The Story of Going Through a Hole in a Tree with a Ball

  14. The Story of Mr. Little-Hare and What Ate Wulambe

Masai

  1. Konyek and His Father

Ovimbundu

  1. Goodhearted Ngeve, Kindhearted Chilombo

  2. Jealous Wives

  3. The Little White Horn

  4. Mupuiyakalangi

  5. The Son of Kim-ana-u-eze and the Daughter of Sun and Moon

Thonga

  1. Nwashisisana, the Hare

Tumbuka

  1. How the Human Race Separated from the Animals

  2. The Rabbit and the Duiker

Zande

  1. Ture and How It Began with an Egg

  2. How Ture Used His Eye as Fish Bait

  3. Ture’s War with Gburenze and His Sister

Zulu

  1. Untombinde, the Tall Maiden

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