Indaba-My-Children As a young man, Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa, a Zulu from the South African province of Natal, was determined to follow in. Paperback. New. First published in , Indaba, My Children is an internationally acclaimed collection of African folk tales that chart the story of African tribal. Details. First published in , Indaba, My Children is an internationally acclaimed collection of African folk tales that chart the story of African.

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Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

Indaba, My Children

For most Africans the history of their lives, their culture, their ancestors, begins from the point of entry of the unknown men with pale skin, who would later become the colonialists and the oversea slave traders. A must read for everyone interested in Africa!!! Jun 26, Danie added it. He begins with the creation myth, when Ninavanhu-Ma, the Great Mother, created the human race.

This is thee quintessential African book, bravo Mutwa,Bravo!! However, this book totally got me hooked – it is a true master piece! On either side of him stood his six famous rainbow Indunas. The father vanished for the time being and the Zulu girl was made to return to her native village, where she faced a cold response.


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These Christians are a race of thieves, of liars, and murderers, who stole our country from us at sword point and at gunpoint. I will have loved to have read him interweaving most of the common folklores of our ppl and taking them further instead of the reptiles. The coloured plates are vivid, exciting. Nomafrika rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Contains some markings such as folktles and writing. Indaba, My Children is neither history or fantasy, and it is both.

From there, an epic unfolds, an intricate and vivid cultural tapestry populated by gods and mortals, cattle herders and supreme kings, witch doctors, lovers, grave diggers, warriors, and handmaidens.

After reading this you will understand the value of culture worldwide. Blue Crane Books, Johannesburg, Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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Always improperly subtitled, this book rivals The Holy Bible. In this book, begun in response to the injustices against Africans and their culture, he sets these legends down in writing. I’ve never bought anything on line so I’m a little scared.

I also swear by the loins of the High Father Odu, that if the Tortoises yield and lay down their arms, I shall not spill so much as a drop of the blood of the human beings within this kraal. Has wear to the cover and pages.


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The boards are slightly worn. Ships same or next business day! The idea was to see which man lost his nerve, jerked his head up to see where the spear would fall. Showing best matches Show all copies.

It is an old old history and should be taught in every World History classroom. Not one man among his Indunas moved a hair in those few terrible moments while hearts stopped functioning.

Indaba, My Children

Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. Chapter 1 Books Published: But this beast fought back equally savagely, tossing men high into the air and trampling others underfoot.

You must learn to extend your love to the world in general, because you are part of indsba and the world is part of you. Were we Africans really a race of primitives who possessed no knowledge at all before the white man came to Africa?

This is one of my favourite books of all time. May 19, Laurie rated it really folktalex it. African tribal history, legends, customs and religious beliefs Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa Good.