- The Clever Warthog. // Cricket;Feb1992, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p38
Retells an African fable entitled `The Clever Warthog,' by George B. Schaller. Illustrated by Wally Tripp.
- Introduction. Barksdale-Hall, Roland // African-American Family's Guide to Tracing Our Roots: Healing, U;2005, preceding p1
An introduction to the book "The African-American Family's Guide to Tracing Our Roots: Healing, Understanding & Restoring Our Families" is presented in which the author discusses cultural and historical identities, African traditions, and how race bating has negatively impacted African-American...
- Boys: A New African Fable. LaSalle, Peter // Literary Review;Spring2001, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p496
Presents the short story `Boys: A New African Fable,' by Peter LaSalle.
- Leopard Men. // Werewolf Book;1999, p171
Information on the folklore related to leopard men found in West Africa is presented. Members of a deadly cult of wereleopards have been in existence for several years. The cult killed their victims just like a leopard by slashing and gashing with steel claws and knives and then preparing a...
- THE ABSENCE OF AN AFRICAN PRESENCE IN ARGENTINA AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: CAUGHT BETWEEN NATIONAL FOLKLORE AND MYTH. Usanna, Karin Weyland // Caribbean Studies;Jan-Jun2010, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p107
This essay analyzes the absence of an African presence in Argentinean and Dominican official history, becoming Blacks assimilated into an homogeneous national culture that not only lacks an African perspective but also a gender one. Through a further analysis of the role of women in current...
- Enlivening physiology teaching with African folklore. Mojiminiyi, F. B. // Proceedings of the Physiological Society;2013, p110P
African folklore is awash with tales and proverbs e.t.c. about everyday living in Africa. These are used to teach morals and principles. Each tale or proverb is indelibly associated with a moral or principle which is easily recalled once the former is recounted. This suggests that the power of...
- African Fables That Teach About God (Book Review). Rochman, Hazel // School Library Journal;Sep81, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p110
Reviews the book 'African Fables That Teach About God,' compiled by Eudene Keidel, with illustrations by Paul D. Zehr.
- DAN AND MENDE MASKS: A STRUCTURAL COMPARISON. Fedrej, M.C. // Africa (Edinburgh University Press);1986, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p71
Deals with a comparative and structural analysis of the Mende and Dan mask traditions in the Guinea coast of West Africa. Promotion of masks according to ownership; Details on the upward social mobility as a feature of the Dan masks; Information on the symbolic levels of the masks.
- Flying Africans. Hall, James C. // Footsteps;May/Jun2006, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p14
The article focuses on stories about Africans who could fly. It is not clear whether or not the stories have a single source or whether that source is African. What is certain, however, is that the tales make up a rich tapestry of a community's struggles that involves the story of their forced...