A Story From: Zimbabwe
Read Time: ["10 to 15mins"]
For Ages: 5 to 7yrs., 8 to 10yrs.

Two African sisters seek to earn the hand of Chief Five Heads.
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The story "Chief Five Heads" is based on "The Story of Five Heads," from Kaffir Folk-lore by George McCall Theal (Swan Sonnenschein, Le Bas & Lowrey, London, 1886), pp. 48-55.
Copyright Elaine L. Lindy ©2006.  All rights reserved.


The tale was collected from people living by the Zimbabwe ruins, a site that archeologists now consider to have been a magnificent trade city built and occupied by indigenous Africans.