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Wisdom of the Yawo People

Yawo Proverbs and Stories

by Ian D. Dicks

Wisdom of the Yawo People is a collection of traditional proverbs and stories from the Yawo people of South Eastern Africa. The literature contains deep wisdom rooted in African soil, which will be applicable to people everywhere. The proverbs are told in both the Yawo language and English and reveal the end result of greed, laziness and pride. They also promote the value of welcoming strangers, belonging and being respectful. Each proverb and story is accompanied by a short interpretation, and illustration.

ISBN 9789990876734 | 136 pages | 216 x 140 mm | B/W Illustrations | 2006 | Kachere Series, Malawi | Paperback

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