Yoruba Legends

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The legends and fairy stories in this book belong to the Yoruba. They relate the adventures of men and animals, and try to explain the mysteries of Nature-Why Women have Long Hair, How the Leopard got his Spots, the Three Magicians, the Boa- /5(14). The legends and fairy stories in this book belong to the Yoruba country of Southem Nigeria.

They relate the adventures of men and animals, and IN modern times we have begun paying close attention to folklore-old tales, not invented by one man, but belonging to the whole people; not written down, but told by parents to their children, and so /5.

out of 5 stars Yoruba Legends (Forgotten Books) Reviewed in the United States on Octo An excellent book of folk tales and parables from the Yoruba tradition. Stories are short enough for bedtime with youngsters. Several are quite humorous, more provide insight into Yoruba /5(14).

Yoruba Legends M. Ogumefu. Available in PDF, epub, Yoruba Legends book Kindle ebook. This book has 60 pages in the PDF version, and was originally Yoruba Legends book in Description. The Yoruba people are an ethnic group from West Africa. This book is a collection of 40 (sometimes very) short folk tales.

The legends and fairy stories in this book belong to the Yoruba. They relate the adventures of men and animals, and try to explain the mysteries of Nature-Why Women have Long Hair, How the Leopard got his Spots, the Three Magicians, the Boa-Constrictor, How the Elephant got his Trunk and more.

yoruba legends. by m. ogumefu, b.a. [london, ] title page preface contents i the kingdom of the yorubas ii how tribal marks came to be used iii akiti the hunter iv sons of sticks v why women have long hair vi why people cry “long live the king!” when thunder follows lightning vii the olofin and the mice.

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Legends and folklore of the Yoruba tribe in the south west of Nigeria. Written by M.I. Ogumefu and published in by the Sheldon Press, London.

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I discovered this book from my i and dad Yoruba Legends book this pdf to learn Michale Beier I These kinds of ebook is the perfect publication offered. Yoruba Legends by M. Ogumefu "The Yoruba people are descendants from a variety of West African communities. They are united by Geography, History, Religion and most importantly Language They all speak Yoruba.

In present day West Africa, the main countries where Yoruba speaking people live are Nigeria, Togo and Benin. The 40 legends, fairy tales and folklore stories in this book belong to the Yoruba. They relate the adventures of men and animals, and try to explain the mysteries of Nature—Why Women have Long Hair, How the Leopard got his Spots, the Three Magicians, the Boa-Constrictor, How the Elephant got his Trunk and : Abela Publishing.

The Yorùbá people, who inhabit a significant part of Western Africa, including Nigeria, have been practicing their unique set of religious customs for centuries. Yoruba religion is a blend of indigenous beliefs, myths and legends, proverbs, and songs, all influenced by the cultural and social contexts of the western portion of Africa.

Yoruba Legends was a special publishing project run in conjunction with Edgbarrow College as part of their Ghana Project. 33% of the publisher's profit from the sale of this book is donated to the SOS Children's Village in Asiakwa, Ghana.

Length: pages Word Wise: Author: Various Unknown. This book of Yoruba folklore, legends and tales has been illustrated by the students of Edgbarrow School in Berkshire, England as a special project to raise funds for the sponsorship of the SOS Children’s Village in Asiakwa, Ghana.

The Yoruba people are descendants from a variety of West African communities/5(14). The charming, traditional folk tales and legends of the Yoruba people of East Africa.

The Yoruba people inhabit a large area of East Africa, primarily in southern Nigeria, Benin and Togo. They are united by language and religious tradition.

Many years ago, before the advent of the West African slave trade, the Yoruba people inhabited an area which stretched, along the coast of West Africa, all the way inward and down to Angola in South West Africa. Today this is not the case. The legends and fairy stories in this book belong to the Yoruba.

YORUBA LEGENDS I THE KINGDOM OF THE YORUBAS. THE ancient King Oduduwa had a great many grandchildren, and on his death he divided among them all his possessions. But his youngest grandson, Oranyan, was at that time away hunting, and when he returned home he learnt that his brothers and cousins had inherited the old King’s money, cattle, beads, native cloths, and crowns, but.

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Most of the stories explain various mysteries of nature and relate to the adventures of humans and animals.

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What a lot of people don’t know about though, are the superstitions, myths and legends. The legends and fairy stories in this book belong to the Yoruba. They relate the adventures of men and animals, and try to explain the mysteries of NatureWhy Women have Long Hair, How the Leopard got his Spots, the Three Magicians, the Boa-Constrictor, How the Elephant got his Trunk and more.Learn Yoruba language with ease and fun in Yoruba Learn the basics of Yoruba Language using over a dozen lessons, Play Games to test your knowledge and Unlock Yoruba Legends to win the ultimate crown in this educative adventure.

Yoruba is a fun, engaging and educative starter on Yoruba language; a rich language synonymous to millions of people across West Africa, Europe and .Introduce Yoruba Legends: These are stories from the people of Southern Nigeria, from the Yoruba country area.

These stories weren’t originally written down, they were told by parents to their children for hundreds of years. Most of the stories explain various mysteries of nature and relate to the adventures of humans and animals.