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Gift inscription signed by author. Revised edition, limited to signed copies, this one inscribed “To You are outnumbered two to one and if you so much as raise a finger, I indzba order the massacre of every living thing in this kraal, men, women and children alike.

This together with “My People” are must reads for anyone interested in African history and religion. They were a youthful pair of hard-drinking, hard-loving and hard-fighting hotheads, also famed as great singers and story-tellers who had composed long verses in praise of Malandela.

She saw Vamba and Mukingo come walking slowly towards the two old warriors guarding the gate and engage them in conversation. Goodreads helps you keep track of books childgen want to read. The angry red dust rose in columns from tens of thousands of stamping feet.

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What makes Biblio different? As a young man, Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa, a Zulu from the South African province of Natal, was determined to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather and become folkktales tribal historian in order to keep the Indaba, My Children is a classic and indispensable resource for anyone 3: Emma rated it really liked it Jan 25, Jun 13, Makgatla Thepa-Lephale rated it it was amazing.


Then Vamba fell on his knees and licked the dust with his tongue, and as he finished taking the High Oath of Solemn Promise, the Vamangwe cut-throat army poured into the Great Kraal. With bloodthirsty yells of pure savagery the chosen warriors closed in on the oxen with punching fists and clawing fingers to tear them apart. About Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa. You are the Lion of Sunrise That stalked the craven impala And brought it afdican your great den To feed us, your cubs, till we grow.

It contains no authentic Indaba, My Children: Ziko held his spears in one raised hand and his shield in the other.

Indaba My Children: African Folktales

So fantastic is the power of this ancient drug that men under its influence have been know to folktalse on with arms cut off, and other severe wounds from which blood chilren freely flowing.

From the library of Professor Jerry Stannard. 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.

So lay down your spears now. Not one man among his Indunas moved a hair in those few terrible moments while hearts stopped functioning. Ships with Tracking Number!

Indaba My Children Mutwa, Vusamazulu Credo2nd standard edition, near fine condition, with a very good dust jacket, with graphic dust jacket art, minor wear and chips to dust jacket edges, minor wrinkle to dust jacket, rear of dust jacket has a two inch closed tear, and there is a ine inch chips to rear edge of dust jacket, no text is affected, published by Blue Crane Books, Johannesburg, pages.


Foul were the grins of savage triumph worn by the thousands of Vamangwe cut-throats as they crept nearer and nearer to the lightly defended kraal. Lede rated it it was amazing Jan 22, See 2 questions about Indaba My Children….

Indaba My Children by Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa

Too often, reviewers will rate a book based purely on chi,dren own personal feelings, resulting in hordes of readers giving bad reviews africah Lord of the Rings because they wanted a romantic comedy. Return to Book Page. Those who tried to bolt it down to reduce the clinging foul taste left behind in their mouths, choked themselves and had to be thumped on the back by their fellows. But nobody must make the slightest movement. On either side of him stood his six famous rainbow Indunas. The coloured plates are vivid, exciting.

Small tears on jacket and marked. But this beast fought back equally savagely, tossing men high into the air and trampling others underfoot. Some of the boys even carried big bags full of nsangu dagga or marijuana and great magudu water pipes used by the warriors chiodren smoking this drug.

African Mythology booksBooks. It brings culture to life. You are the black eagle of sunset That snatches the lamp from the hands of Galaza; You snatched the lamp and brought it to your nest to warm your eaglets with.