Sunday, July 31, 2016

C138. Baer (p. 132). Heyo House!

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ATU0066A Hello House; the cave call
K0607.1 Hello House; the cave call

Clarke has Sierra Leone story; Arewa has hare and lion. "Mofokeng refers to it as Indian motif that has accompanied the spread of Islam."

see Maurice Bloomfield, Cave Call Motif, JAOS 36: 58. Hathi.

Flowers has West Indies version.

conclusion: "This is an Indo-African-Afro/American tale with the probably immediate source, Africa."

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