History Department

African Oral Narratives

 

African Oral Narratives is a free, open access digital library containing 6 collections of oral and life histories, folklore, and songs from Ethiopia, Ghana, and South Africa. These audio and video resources capture the voices and experiences of ordinary men and women. In more than a half dozen African languages, these materials can be used for conducting historical research and to learn about many African cultures and languages.

Participating history faculty:

  • Nwando Achebe, Professor of History, Michigan State University
  • Laura Fair, Professor of History, Michigan State University

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