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Stories are a big part of the African culture and growing up in the city of Port-Harcourt, these stories shaped my childhood. Times are different now and these bedtime stories which were passed down through generations are not as popular with children as they once were. This podcast aims to bring these stories to the new generation of African children and introduce everyone else to these wonderful stories from the motherland. The lessons and values learnt from these will never be forgotten. Welcome to Stories Mother Told.

Stories Mother Told: African Folktales Stories Mother Told

    • Kids & Family
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Stories are a big part of the African culture and growing up in the city of Port-Harcourt, these stories shaped my childhood. Times are different now and these bedtime stories which were passed down through generations are not as popular with children as they once were. This podcast aims to bring these stories to the new generation of African children and introduce everyone else to these wonderful stories from the motherland. The lessons and values learnt from these will never be forgotten. Welcome to Stories Mother Told.

    Ghanaian Folktale: Obeng And The Thieving Antelope

    Ghanaian Folktale: Obeng And The Thieving Antelope

    Today's story might sound a bit familiar as we have told a version of this story in the past. This story explains why jealousy and selfishness are widespread in the world.

    I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa.

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    Instagram: @storiesmothertold

    Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/

    If there are any stories you would like to hear, please send an email to storiesmothertold@gmail.com

    African Horror Stories (@africanhorrorpodcast): https://open.spotify.com/episode/2VPWWSATprI9TrSZCAuAW3?si=fSRNyA2DTvif6p7f5mt7hg

    • 11 min
    Zambian Folktale: The Wax Maidens

    Zambian Folktale: The Wax Maidens

    Today's story takes us back to Zambia and is a story about the consequences of being selfish. Let me know any other lessons you learn by leaving a review.

    I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa.

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    Instagram: @storiesmothertold

    Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/

    If there are any stories you would like to hear, please send an email to storiesmothertold@gmail.com

    African Horror Stories (@africanhorrorpodcast): https://open.spotify.com/episode/2VPWWSATprI9TrSZCAuAW3?si=fSRNyA2DTvif6p7f5mt7hg

    • 8 min
    Nigerian Folktale: How The Tortoise Overcame The Elephant And The Hippopotamus

    Nigerian Folktale: How The Tortoise Overcame The Elephant And The Hippopotamus

    Today's story is from Nigeria. This story explains why there are tortoise that live on land and tortoise that live in water.

    I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa.

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    Instagram: @storiesmothertold

    Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/

    If there are any stories you would like to hear, please send an email to storiesmothertold@gmail.com

    African Horror Stories (@africanhorrorpodcast): https://open.spotify.com/episode/2VPWWSATprI9TrSZCAuAW3?si=fSRNyA2DTvif6p7f5mt7hg

    • 4 min
    Zambian Folktale: Why The Jackal Howls At The Moon

    Zambian Folktale: Why The Jackal Howls At The Moon

    Today's story takes us back to Zambia and is the story is about why till this day, you can still hear the Jackal howling at the moon.

    I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa.

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    Instagram: @storiesmothertold

    Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/

    If there are any stories you would like to hear, please send an email to storiesmothertold@gmail.com

    African Horror Stories (@africanhorrorpodcast): https://open.spotify.com/episode/2VPWWSATprI9TrSZCAuAW3?si=fSRNyA2DTvif6p7f5mt7hg

    • 5 min
    Ghanaian Folktale: One Good Turn Deserves Another

    Ghanaian Folktale: One Good Turn Deserves Another

    Today's story focuses on the theme of ingratitude. In this story we see how the eagle's kindness was repaid by humans. This story teaches us to do onto others as we would like them to do to us.

    I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa.

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    Instagram: @storiesmothertold

    Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/

    If there are any stories you would like to hear, please send an email to storiesmothertold@gmail.com

    African Horror Stories (@africanhorrorpodcast): https://open.spotify.com/episode/2VPWWSATprI9TrSZCAuAW3?si=fSRNyA2DTvif6p7f5mt7hg

    • 8 min
    Moroccan Folktale: The Fakir And The Frog

    Moroccan Folktale: The Fakir And The Frog

    Today's story teaches us three important rules to live a happy life according to the people of Marrakech in Morocco.

    I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa.\

    Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold

    Instagram: @storiesmothertold

    Black History For Kids: https://tuntimo.com/

    Kindle Unimited Free Trial (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3vbcokm

    Music: https://www.purple-planet.com

    If there are any stories you would like to hear, please send an email to storiesmothertold@gmail.com

    African Horror Stories (@africanhorrorpodcast): https://open.spotify.com/episode/2VPWWSATprI9TrSZCAuAW3?si=fSRNyA2DTvif6p7f5mt7hg

    • 6 min

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