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21-Folktales of West Africa

"Pashchimee Africa Kee Lok Kathaayen"
in the Series of "Desh Videsh Kee Lok Kathaayen"
41 Stories.    pages  (Complete)

41 folktales, from all West African countries, have been translated in very simple Hindi from the following book. Includes Benin (1), Burkina Faso (1), Cameroon (2), Ivory Coast (1), The Gambia (2), Ghana (4), Guinea (1), Guinea-Bissau (1), Liberia (2), Mali (1), Mauritania (1), Niger (1), Nigeria (19), Senegal (1), Sierra Leone (2) and Togo (1).

List of Stories

1. Jaaduee Chide Kaa Meethaa Gaanaa  (6 p) - Tanzania
2. Billee Ghar main Kaise Aayee (3 p) - Zimbabwe
3. Tez Pyaas (5 p)
4. Raajaa Sher Kee Bhenten (11 p)
5. Chaand Kaa Sandesh (6 p)
6. Saanp Sardaar (7 p)
7. Lakaanyaanaa Ne Raakshas Ko Kaise Pchhaadaa (9 p)
8. Sankhaambee Ke Meethe Shabd (4 p)
9. Mootalaa Aur Phiree (9 p) - Botswana
10. Sher Hyena Aur Khargosh (6 p) - Kenya
11. Maadeepetsene (11 p) - Lesotho
12. Nadee Kee Kaamiyo (5 p)
13. Makadaa Aur Kaue (10 p) - Nigeria
14. Naitikee (6 p)
15. Kharagosh Aur Aatmaa (6 p)
16. Tiddaa Aur Chaand (9 p)
17. Saat Sir Vaalaa Saanp (14 p)
18. Kharagosh Kaa Badalaa (5 p) - Zambia
19. Bhediyaa Raanee (10 p)
20. Van Hunks Aur Shaitaan (9 p)
21. Bhediyaa Aur Geedad Aur Makkhan Kaa Dibbaa (9 p)
22. Baadal Kee Raajkumaaree (17 p) - Swaziland
23. Taalaab Kaa Rakshak (5 p) - Central Africa
24. Sultaan Kee Betee (17 p)
25. Raajaa Kee Angoothee (11 p)
26. Chatur Sanperaa (5 p) - Morocco
27. Asmodeus Aur Jinnon Ko Botalon Main Band Karane Vaalaa (17 p)
28. Ek Sundar Naujavaan Saakoonaakaa (5 p) - Zimbabwe
29, Maa Jo Dhool Main Badal Gayee (14 p) - Malawi
30. Mpipidee Aur Motalopee Ped (8 p) - Botswana
31. Faseeto Baazaar Gayaa (16 p) - Uganda
32. Sainee Langtand Aur Mehmaan (32 p)


Translated from ---
The Orphan Girl and Other Stories: West African Tales
Retold by Buchi Offodile.  NY, Interlink Books.  2001.  260 p.
It contains 41 folktales of most West African countries

[Sushma / Pub-Gen-1 / Africa-West]

 

 

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Created by Sushma Gupta on January 6, 2014
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Modified on 04/03/14