Category: Kikuyu Folklore

Rúgano Rwa Warúhiti, Warúthiya na Warúbúkú

The story of the Hyena and the Antelope* Suni* Dik-Dik* Rúgano Rwa Warúhiti na Warúthiya Híndí ímwe Warúthiya ní eciririe athií agacherange thutha wa kúría na kúhúna. Ní eciririe agacere mútitú-iní tondú níkuo kúrí ríera ríega. Híndí-íría...

Kīrīa Gīatumire Wambūi Nyamīcore Agīe Mīcore

Why the Zebra (Nyamīcore) has black and white stripes (Mīcore) Tene mūno Wambūi Nyamīcore yakoragwo irī ya rangi ūmwe ta ūrīa ndigiri īkoragwo īhana. Nyamīcore yarī ya rangi...

Rúgano Rwa Mútumia Múkoroku – The Selfish Woman

Kikuyu Traditional Stories Mútumia Múkorokú (The selfish/greedy woman) Mútumia úmwe níarugaga Nyama na ngúkú. Akíigua mígambo ya andú magíúka gwake. Akírorera karima-iní kanini rúthingo-iní akiona...

Múcemanio Wa Múthuri Múrúthi – The Lion’s Meeting

Múcemanio Wa Múthuri Múrúthi – (The Meeting of the Lion) Múthenya úmwe múthuri ti Múrúthi nîetire múcemanio nîguo egane harî nyamú iria ingî. Múcemanio úcio wokitwo nî nyamú ciothe iria itúúraga gîthaka-inî....

Wakarathe ní Turathane

Wakarathe ancient Kikuyu song Hello, once again good people? Songs and stories were part of the traditional Kikuyu education. Children would gather around the fireplace...