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A
Algeria
Ancestors
Angola
Animals in African Folklore
Arabic Folk Literature of North Africa
Architecture
Archives of Traditional Music
Ashanti
Astronomy

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B
Bamana
Banjo: African Roots
Bao
Bascom, William
Basketry, Africa
Basketry, African American
Beadwork
Benin
Birth and Death Rituals among the Gikuyu
Blacksmiths: Dar Zaghawa of the Sudan
Blacksmiths: Mande of Western Africa
Body Arts: African American Arts of the Body
Body Arts: Body Decoration in Africa
Body Arts: Hair Sculpture
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi

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C
Callaway, Bishop Henry
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Cardinal Directions
Caribbean Verbal Arts
Carnivals and African American Cultures
Cartoons
Central African Folklore
Central African Republic
Ceramics
Ceramics and Gender
Chad
Chief
Children's folklore: Iteso Songs of War Time
Children's folklore: Kunda Songs
Children's Folklore: Ndeble
Classiques Africaines
Color Symbolism: The Akan of Ghana
Comoros
Concert Parties
Congo (Republic of the Congo)
Contemporary Bards: Hausa Verbal Artists
Cosmology
Cote d'Ivoire
Cote d'Ivoire, Folklore
Crowley, Daniel

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D
Dance: Overview with a Focus on Namibia
Decorated Vehicles (Focus on Western Nigeria)
Democratic Republic of Congo
Dialogic Performances: Call and Response in African Narrating
Diaspora: African Communities in the United Kingdom
Diaspora: African Communities in the United States
Diaspora: African Traditions in Brazil
Diaspora: Sea Islands of the USA
Dilemma Tales
Divination: Household Divination Among the Kongo
Divination: Ifá Divination in Cuba
Divination: Overview
Djibouti
Dolls and Toys
Drama: Anang Ibibio Traditional Drama
Draughts
Dreams
Dress
Drumming: Ewe
Dyula

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E
East African Folklore: Overview
Education: Folklore in Schools
Egypt
Electronic Media and Oral Traditions
Epics: Liongo Epic of the Swahili
Epics: Overview
Epics: West African Epics
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Eshu, the Yoruba Trickster
Esthetics: Baule Visual Arts
Ethiopia
Evans-Pritchard, E. E.
Evil Eye

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F
Festivals: Mutomboko Festival of the Lunda
Films on African Folklore
Folk Tales
Foodways: Cattle and Sorghum Grain in Jie Cosmology
Foodways: Yoruba Food Vendors
French Study of African Folklore
Frobenius, L.

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G
Gabon
Gambia, The
Gender Representation in African Folklore
German Study of African Folklore
Gesture in African Oral Narrative
Ghana
Gossip and Rumor
Gourds: Their Uses and Decorations
Government Policies Toward Folklore
Greetings: A Case Study from the Kerebe
Griaule, Marcel
Griots and Griottes
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau

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H
Healing and Spirit Possession in São Tomé and Príncipe
Hero
Hero in Sukuma Prose Narratives
Herskovits, Melville J.
History and Cultural Identity: The Chokwe
History and Folklore: The Luba
History and Religious Rituals: Bemba Traditions
Housing, African American Traditions
Hunting: Aka Net Hunting

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I
Identity and Folklore: The Kunda
Ideophones
Indian Ocean Islands: The Process of Creolization
Initiation
Institutional Study of African Folklore
Insults and Ribald Language
Islamic Brotherhoods: Baye Fall and Yengu, A Mouride Spirituality

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J
Japanese Study of African Folklore
Jews of Ethiopia
Jokes and Humor
Joking Relationships

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K
Kenya
Kwanzaa

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L
Languages
Languages: Africanisms in the Americas
Legends: East Africa
Lesotho
Libation
Liberia
Libraries
Libya
Linguistics and African Verbal Arts

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M
Madagascar
Maghrib: Algeria
Maghrib: Berber Peoples: Their Language and Folklore
Maghrib (northwestern North Africa)
Malagasy Folklore and its Study
Malawi
Mali
Mami Wata in Central Africa
Mancala
Maqalat: Concepts of Folklore in the Sudan
Masks and Masquerades
Masquerading by Women: Ejagham
Mauritania
Mauritius
Medicine: Folk Medicine of the Hausa
Medicine: Indigeneous Therapeutic Systems in Western Kenya
Medicine: Overview
Metallurgy and Folklore
Morocco
Mozambique
Music and Dance: Uganda
Music in Africa: Overview
Music: African Musical Traditions in the US
Music: Arab and Jewish Music of North Africa
Music: Atalaku of Central Africa
Music: Music and Dance Styles of the Ewe
Music: Musical Innovation in African Independent Churches
Music: Popular Dance Music in Congo-Zaire
Music: Soukouss
Music: West African Highlife
Musical Instruments: Focus on Namibia
Myths: Mythology and Society in Madagascar: A Tanala Example
Myths: Myths of Origin and Sculpture: The Makonde
Myths: Overview

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N
Namibia
Naming Customs in Africa
Naming Customs: East Africa
Narration and Verbal Discourse: The Lugbara of Uganda
Niger
Nigeria
Northeast Africa: Overview
Northeastern Africa ("The Horn"): Overview
Nsibidi: An Indigenous Writing System

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O
Okyeame
Old Man and Old Woman
Oral Literary Research in Africa
Oral Literature: Issues of Definition and Terminology
Oral Narrative
Oral Performance and Literature
Oral Performance Dynamics
Oral Tradition and Oral Historiography
Oral Tradition: Oral History and Zambia
Oral Traditions
Oral Traditions, African
Orality and Literacy in Africa
Oratory: An Introduction
Oratory: Political Oratory and its Use of Traditional Verbal Art
Origins and Culture Heroes: Nilotic Peoples
Orisha
Orphan Motif
Oxford Library of African Literature
Oyo tunji: A Yoruba Community in the USA

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P
Palaver (Kinzonzi) in Kongo Life
Performance in Africa
Performance Studies and African Folklore Research
Performing Arts of São Tomé and Príncipe
Performing Arts of the Tiv
Performing Arts of Uganda
Personal Narratives
Pidgin and Creole Languages
Polyrhythms
Popular Culture
Portuguese Study of African Folklore
Praise Poetry: Praise Poetry of the Basotho
Praise Poetry: Praise Poetry of the Xhosa
Praise Poetry: Southern African Praise Poetry
Praise Poetry: Xhosa Praise Poetry for Nelson Mandela
Praise Poetry: Yoruba Oriki
Prose and Poetry of the Fulani
Prose Narratives: The Maasai
Prose Narratives: The Mende
Prose Narratives: The Tabwa
Proverbs
Proverbs: Sesotho Proverbs
Puppetry

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Q
Queen Mothers

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R
Radio and Television Dramas
Rastafari: A Marginalized People
Rattray, R. S.
Religion: African Traditional Religion
Religions: Afro-Brazilian Religions
Religious Ceremonies and Festivals: São Tomé and Príncipe
Riddles
Riddles: Sesotho Riddles
Ritual Performance
Rwanda
Rwanda: Folklore

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S
Sahir
Santería in Cuba
São Tomé and Príncipe
Secrecy in African Orature
Senegal
Seychelles
Sheng: East African Urban Folk Speech
Sierre Leone
Silence in Expressive Behavior
Sîra: North African Epics
Somalia
Songs for Ceremonies
Songs of the Dyula
South Africa
Southern Africa : Overview
Southern Africa: Contemporary Forms of Folklore
Southern Africa: Shona Folklore
Southern African Oral Traditions
Speaking and Non-Speaking Power Objects of the Senufo
Spirit Possession: Comfa: Spirit Possession Dance in Guyana
Spirit Possession: Kunda
Spirit Possession: Tuareg and Songhay
Spirit Possession: West Africa
Stories and Story-Telling: The Limba
Storytellers
Sudan
Superstitions
Surrogate Languages: Alternative Communication
Swaziland

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T
Tanzania
Textile Arts and Communication
Textiles: African American Quilts, Textiles, and Cloth Charms
Theater: African Popular Theater
Theater: Duro Ladipo and Yoruba Folk Theater
Theater: Popular Theater in Southern Africa
Theater: Theater for Development
Theater: Yoruba Folk Theater
Togo
Tongue Twisters, East Africa
Tongue-Twisters: Yoruba
Touring Performance Groups
Tourism and Tourist Arts
Translation
Tricksters in African Folklore
Tricksters: Ture of the Azande
Tunisia
Tuareg and the Performance of Prose Narratives
Typology and Performance in the Study of Prose Narratives in Africa

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U
Uganda
Urban Folklore: A Sudanese Example
Urban Folklore: The Swahili of Zanzibar

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V
Verbal Arts: African American
Verbal Arts: The Ibibio of Southeastern Nigeria
Visual and Performing Arts: The Songye
Visual Arts: Uli Painting of the Igbo
Vodou
Voice Disguisers

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W
Wari
Water Ethos: The Ijo of the Niger Delta
West African Folklore: An Overview
Western Sahara
Witchcraft, Magic and Sorcery
Women Pop Singers of Mali
Women's Expressive Culture in Africa
Women's Folklore: Eritrea
Women's Folklore: Ghana
Words and the Dogon
Work Songs

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Y
Yards and Gardens: African American Traditions

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Z
Zambia
Zar: Spirit Possession in the Sudan
Zimbabwe

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