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Links to useful folktale resources
Here are some folktale resources (and related stuff) that I have enjoyed or found useful. If you know a resource that you think belongs on this page, please drop me a few lines.

Online folktale or story collections
http://www.motherlandnigeria.com/stories.htmlhttp://www.motherlandnigeria.com/stories.html - A collection of short African stories written by various Nigerian authors.

http://www.phillipmartin.info/liberia/text_folktales_intro.htm - Three Liberian folk tales from Liberia.

http://www.sacred-texts.com/afr/fssn/ - The electronic text of “Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria”, a 1910 book by Elphinstone Dayrell, then district commissioner of the region.

http://www.afriprov.org - A nice collection of African proverbs, showing both the original language and English translation.

African Storytellers
http://home.triad.rr.com/osofo/index.htm - The website of Reverend Peter E. Adotey Addo, a Ghanaian storyteller and poet who focuses on traditional folktales about Ananse the spider.

Folklore and mythology forums
http://p203.ezboard.com/fsurlalunefairytalesfrm1 - A fairy tale and folklore discussion forum of the SurLaLune Fairy Tale pages.

African gods
http://www.godchecker.com/pantheon/african-mythology.php - An alphabetical list of African gods. It would have been nice if the list could be grouped by region or peoples because Africa has such a huge assortment of cultures and beliefs.
http://www.pantheon.org/areas/mythology/africa/african/ - Like the above link, the articles of African gods are also not categorized.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoruba_mythology - The wikipedia page on Yoruba mythology provides a list of Yoruba gods – useful to have a list before checking out the first two sites.

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Other Resources on African Culture
http://www.africacentre.org/ - An organization which seeks to enhance the knowledge of children and adults about African politics, culture, and natural resources. Check out the directory for a list of African storytellers in the Colorado, USA area.