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By Sirifo Camara,Sana Camara

This strong and well known epic honors the mythical warrior prince of Kaabu and Mandinka cultural hero, Kelefaa Saane. a regular of the griot repertoire, the epic of Kelefaa Saane is frequently taught to younger performers at the start in their careers. Sirifo Camara’s masterful recitation used to be recorded in Dakar in 1987. it's been transcribed in Mandinka and is translated into English the following for the 1st time. The epic, because it describes Kelefaa’s existence and exploits, relates what it skill to be Mandinka. Kelefaa’s outstanding prowess and advantage derive from the political, social, ethical, and theological founding myths of the Mandinka humans. this pretty and interesting functionality presents a distinct standpoint at the highbrow and literary historical past of West Africa.

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