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MYTHICAL CREATION OF THE YORUBA TRIBE

The Yoruba tribe were believed to have emerged from Oduduwa (one of the servants of Olodumare- the Supreme...

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OLURONBI

A very long time ago, there was a village where many of the women were barren. They desperately...

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THE CREATION OF THE WORLD: A YORUBA MYTH

This is the story of how the world was created according to the Yorubas of West Africa. The...

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SPIDER AND THE HONEY TREE

There was once a young girl from a village far way who had a special talent for finding...

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THE TORTOISE AND THE WISDOM OF THE WORLD

One day, Ijapa the tortoise became determined to make sure that he was the wisest creature in the...

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WHY THE HIPPOPOTAMUS LIVES IN THE WATER

MANY years ago the hippopotamus, whose name was Isantim, was one of the biggest kings on the land;...

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AN AFRICAN FOLKTALE: THE STOLEN SOUP AROMA

A long time ago in the village of Ipetumodu, there lived a poor woman. This woman was so...

ANANSE AND THE POT OF WISDOM

..or NO ONE PERSON CAN HAVE ALL THE WISDOM IN THE WORLD This is a very old story...

ITUEN AND THE KING’S WIFE

ITUEN was a young man of Calabar. He was the only child of his parents, and they were...

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ONE MAN AND HIS PRECIOUS COW

There was a man with three sons and a precious cow. The man was very proud of his...