African Oral Narratives
Military Intelligence in Apartheid-era South Africa

Two Stories

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Courtesy of Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu
Creator: Aponguta, Robert Adogtoo
Abii, Michael
Akabare, Edward Awudu
Contributing Institutions: Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu; Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Description: Two folktales are given, of the type considered "long." Typically for the area, the audience (here Abii and Akabare) respond to and comment at each stage of the story, and the narrator uses songs to move the story along.
Date: March 20, 2009
Location: Legon (Univeristy of Ghana campus), Accra, Ghana
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: Gurene
Rights Management: Education use only, no other permissions given.
Digitizer: MATRIX
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