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A Story From: Nigeria
Read Time: ["10 to 15mins"]
For Ages: 8 to 10yrs., 12 to 14yrs.

A troubled boy finds a secret animal community.
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The above story is retold by Elaine L. Lindy. ©2006. All rights reserved.


The Yoruba tribe is one of the largest cultural groups on the African continent, numbering over 20 million. Although many Yoruba live in villages and farms, most live in large cities such as the capital of Nigeria. A significant percentage of Africans who became enslaved in the Americas came from areas in West Africa largely populated by the Yoruba such as Nigeria, Benin.