Oral Tradtion

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valcoughlin
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5429
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Oral Tradtion
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2010-01-27 19:58:23
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  1. Griot
    storyteller
  2. Nanga
    7 stringed insterment which can play any tune
  3. Oriki
    praise poetry
  4. Maroka
    Hausa tribes tradtional poet
  5. Giaccandi
    Gikuyu tribes storyteller
  6. moonlight play
    telling stories at night so they dont interfer with the days labors
  7. riddling section
    opening to a story, riddle
  8. Trickster
    • Character in a story who is devise and sly
    • example- monkey, spider, hare etc...
  9. Call-and-response
    when the griot interacts with the audience
  10. geneologist
    historian
  11. proverb
    truthful statement of ancient origin
  12. folktale
    legend that is tradtional to a culture, usaly has a moral

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