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African Folk Tale Library (AFTL): Collections

A Collection of resources on and for promoting African Folktales

About Collections

Texts are grouped by language in alphabetical order.

Non-roman symbols are ordered before roman letters.

Berber

Harry Stroomer.  An Anthology of Tashelhiyt Berber Folktales (South Morocco). Berber Studies vol. 2 (2001) 219pp.

Available HERE

Kalabari

Omode meta n sere
Eere o, erere ayo
Ikan lo wan o s'ope
Eere o, erere ayo
Ikan lo wun o we'kun
Ere o, erere ayo
Ikan lo wun o y'un bon
Eere o, ererre ayo

Three kids are playing
playing, having fun
One said her would climb a palm tree
playing, having fun
One said her would swim the ocean
playing, having fun
One said he would shoot a gun
playing, having fun

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