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Wisdom of the Yawo People : Yawo Proverbs and Stories = Lunda lwa Ǒandu ǒa Ciyawo : Yitagu ni Adisi sya Ciyawo

  • Wisdom of the Yawo People is a collection of traditional proverbs and stories from the Yawo people of South Eastern Africa. The literature contains deep wisdom rooted in African soil, which will be applicable to people everywhere. The proverbs are told in both the Yawo language and English and reveal the end result of greed, laziness and pride. They also promote the value of welcoming strangers, belonging and being respectful. Each proverb and story is accompanied by a short interpretation, and illustration.

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Author:Ian D. Dicks
Parent Title (German):Kachere Books no. 23
Publisher:Kachere Series
Place of publication:Zomba (MW)
Document Type:Book
Language:Multiple languages
Year of Completion:2007
Year of first Publication:2007
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/04/30
Page Number:136
Sammlungen:Afrika südlich der Sahara
Licence (German):License LogoFID Afrikastudien