- Why the Kikuyu Love Mount Kenya. Swett, Barbara // Appleseeds;Oct99, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p28
Presents an African folklore about Mount Kenya.
- Medical folklore. Rinzler, C.A. // Country Living;Apr90, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p56
Discusses several home remedies for life's minor ills and inconveniences. Examples of true and false old wives' tales.
- Earth is on Big Turtle's back. Mayo, G.W. // Odyssey;Apr92, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p24
Relates a North American Indian story about how the Earth, represented by Sky Woman, rides on the back of Big Turtle.
- The mythological ideas of the Russian people at present... Dmitrieva, Svetlana Ivanov // Russian Social Science Review;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p55
Looks at the significant increase in mythological ideas in Russia. What prompted this increase; Samples of some of the stories; Impact of the folktales on the changing society; Reference to the most popular character in Russian mythological stories; Interpretation of the stories.
- The shipwrecked sailor's story. // UNESCO Courier;Aug/Sep91, Vol. 44 Issue 8/9, p40
Recounts an ancient Egyptian story about a sailor shipwrecked on `the island of `ka'' in the Red Sea. the Egyptian concept of `ka,' the soul or life force; The `land of Punt'; The friendly serpent who lived on the island of `ka.' INSET: Sea and darkness, by Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia...
- The strange destiny of Urashima Taro. Masayuki, N. // UNESCO Courier;Aug/Sep91, Vol. 44 Issue 8/9, p43
Recounts the Japanese legend of a man named Urashima Taro, who lived under the sea in the `Ryugu,' the palace of the Dragon, with his beautiful companion, Otohime. The author's fond memories of the children's version of the story; Other versions in Japanese literature; The story's moral, or...
- Slice of the South. // American Visions;Apr91, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the sampler of foods, condiments, music and ripened cotton balls available from the Center for Southern Folklore in Memphis, Tennessee.
- The willow-leaf eyebrow. // Cricket;Aug90, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p22
Presents `The Willow-Leaf Eyebrow,' a Chinese folk tale with art by E. Page.
- Jade soup. // Cricket;Aug90, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p25
Presents `Jade Soup,' a folk tale from China, by Carol Kendall and Yao-wen Li with art by T. Nygren.