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The Masai; their language and folklore

Hollis, Alfred Claud Sir

The Masai; their language and folklore

by Hollis, Alfred Claud Sir

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Published by Negro Universities Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Masai language,
  • Masai (African people) -- Folklore,
  • Mythology, Masai

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. C. Hollis. With introd. by Sir Charles Eliot.
    GenreFolklore.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8501 .H6 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 359 p.
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4576594M
    ISBN 100837151562
    LC Control Number77132645

    Before studying physical types, customs, institutions and folklore of the Nandi, the author began by mastering the language, which in its general construction resembles Masai. Mr. Hollis's study is a most valuable addition to our knowledge of the non-Bantu people of East Africa, and an important supplement to the one he has already given us in. Maasai fables and legends. From the Traditional Music and Cultures of Kenya, a multimedia encyclopaedia dedicated to all Kenyan tribes, including music and dance, history, culture, society, religion and beliefs, rituals and daily life, fables, legends, riddles and proverbs.

    HOLLIS, A. C. The Masai: Their Language and Folklore. With Introduction by Sir Charles Eliot. Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 8vo. xxviii,pp. many illustrations on 27 plates, coloured folding map, index. A very nice copy in the publisher's red cloth.   Existing accounts of the Masai may be broadly grouped under three heads: (1) The popular impressionist accounts of the tribe by travellers in East Africa; the numerous travel works on this part of Africa nearly all contain some mention of the tribe, but in the main, these descriptions are calculated for their dramatic effect, and thus become largely inaccurate and valueless for the serious Cited by:

    OLAC resources in and about the Masai language ISO mas The combined catalog of all OLAC participants contains the following resources that are relevant to this language. Maasai (Masai) or Maa (English: / ˈ m ɑː s aɪ /; autonym: ɔl Maa) is an Eastern Nilotic language spoken in Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania by the Maasai people, numbering about , It is closely related to the other Maa varieties: Samburu (or Sampur), the language of the Samburu people of central Kenya, Chamus, spoken south and southeast of Lake Baringo (sometimes regarded as a Ethnicity: Maasai people.


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The Masai love • grass very much, for they say, ' God gave us cattle and grass ; we do not separate the things which God has given us.

Appears in 9 books from Page - The Ceremony of the Red Bead When a Masai wishes to make a person his brother or sister, he gives that person a red bead, called ol-tureshi, After performing this.

Maasai language, Maasai (African people), Mythology, Maasai Publisher Oxford, The Clarendon Press Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English; mas.

Maasai language, Maasai (African people), Mythology, Maasai Publisher Oxford, The Clarendon Press Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English; masPages:   The Masai: their language and folklore by Hollis, Alfred Claud, Sir, Publication date Topics Masai, Folklore -- Africa Publisher Oxford: Clarendon Press Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

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The Masai: their language and folklore by Hollis, Alfred Claud Sir; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Folklore, Maasai language, Masai Mythology, Maasai (African people), Maasai Mythology, Masai language, Masai (African.

Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hollis, Alfred Claud, Sir, Masai: their language and folklore. Freeport, N.Y., Books for. Except for a large section on Maasai language and grammar, the rest of the book is translations of Maasai texts dealing primarily with folklore, stories, proverbs, and songs.

Data is presented in narrative, disjointed fashion and there is no attempt at organizing it nor treating it from any theoretical viewpoint. The Masai (hardcover). Excerpt from The Masai: Their Language and Folklore The Masai occupy a considerable part of the large plains which extend from.

Full text of "The Masai; their language and folklore" See other formats. Published: Oxford, The Clarendon Press, Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hollis, Alfred Claud, Sir, Masai.

Oxford, The Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) The Masai: Their Language and Folklore. Sir Alfred Claud Hollis. Clarendon Press, - Maasai (African people) - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

: The Masai - Their Language and Folklore: The author was Chief Secretary to the Administration of the East Africa Protectorate and writes of the Masai at a time when they inhabited the inland districts of British and German East Africa.

pp, 27 black and white plates and a folding map in colour. Ex libris plate to front paste down. 4 • FOLKLORE Maasai legends and folktales tell much about the origin of present-day Maasai beliefs.

These stories include their ascent from a crater, the emergence of the first Maasai prophet-magician (Laibon), the killing of an evil giant (Oltatuani) who raided Maasai herds, and the deception by Olonana of his father to obtain the blessing reserved for his older brother, Senteu (a legend.Masai and I is a fictional children’s book written by a former teacher named Virginia Kroll whose fifth-grade class inspired her to write the book.

The main character is a young girl named Linda who learns about East Africa in class and begins to question what life would be like if she lived in East Africa, among a people called the Masai/5.Today's free book is The Masai: Their Language and Folklore by Alfred C. Hollis. You can learn more about the Masai people of east Africa at Wikipedia.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image. The book is available at Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.