Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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Calabar Nigeria - Folkli

The Pretty Stranger who Killed the King: A Folktale of Calabar

This folktale from Calabar tells the tale of the witch Oyaikan, who set out to kill king Mbotu by deceiving him into marriage. Mbotu was...
Calabar Nigeria - Folkli

Ituen and the King’s Wife: A Folktale of Calabar

This folktale from Calabar tells the tale of Ituen, who caught the eye of a queen and paid a steep price for her attention.  Ituen...
Calabar Nigeria - Folkli

The King’s Magic Drum: A Folktale of Calabar

This folktale from Calabar tells the tale of the tortoise, who obtained a magic drum but didn't find his fortune. Efriam Duke was an ancient king...