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Category Archives: African Culture
“Ejoka!” The two Turkanan fisherman were visibly startled by my greeting. No British soldier had ever said “Hello” to them in their own language. As far as they knew, no British soldier had ever spoken to any Turkanan tribesman in … Continue reading
Speak Swahili, Dammit! by James Penhaligon My rating: 4 of 5 stars I found that I was able to relate to so much in this autobiographical account of Jimu’s childhood. Being about five years younger than the author and having … Continue reading
The Double Comfort Safari Club by Alexander McCall Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars I just love all of the characters in this series, even the ones who are a little bit miscreant, and I always enjoy the little … Continue reading
Across the King’s River by James Weeks Please take a look at this inspirational blog post…. http://www.acrossthekingsriver.com/staying-on-track-in-2016/
This is re-blogged from the Facebook timeline of Ancestral Voices: Esoteric African Knowledge. “Knowledge was inherent in all things. The world was a library and its books were the stones, leaves, grass, brooks and the birds and animals that shared, alike … Continue reading