Anansi and the Gourd

Title:
Anansi and the Gourd
ID:
storytelling022613-1
Level:
Bundle
Genre:
Discourse
Description:
This is a fable that tells the story of why gourds have paths, the stringy pulp on the inside. The fable focuses on the tumultuous relationship between a spider (Anansi) and an angry gourd. The story is told by Papa Peter (light blue shirt), Mathies (black/red hat), and Albion (blue crocs), a mixed generation of speakers who sit in front of Albion’s home in Nkwanta. It is transcribed in Animere and translated into Akan and English.
Date created:
2013-02-26
Location:
Africa, Ghana, Volta
Participants:
Peter Anyabor (consultant), Mathiɛs (consultant), Okyeame Kwabena (consultant), Bryan (researcher, recorder)
Languages:
Animere
                                                     
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