Kola nuts are an important part of the traditional spiritual practice of culture and religion in West Africa, particularly Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Kola nuts are used as a religious object and sacred offering during prayers, ancestor veneration, and significant life events, such as naming ceremonies, weddings, and funerals.
When a tribal chief dies, his young, proud son Koi gathers his meager inheritance, a handful of kola nuts, and sets off on a great adventure to find respect and his rightful place in the world.
Hand-made kalimba by an artisan in Ghana under safe working conditions and the artisan received fair wages. Fair Trade sustains people, the earth & creates a revival of traditional crafts. The Service, which was organised by the Akuapem Traditional Council, in collaboration with the Local Council of Churches on the Akuapem Ridge, was attended by a large number of mourners from all walks of life.
Koi & The Kola Nuts. Koi and the Kola Nuts is a class act, sure to hold kids 5 and up in rapt attention. Disc: 1. 1. Untitled - Goldberg, Whoopi. 2.
Koi picked the nuts and set out to explore the world. Along the way he met a snake, some ants and a crocodile all of whom ask for his help which he gladly gave. Koi then met Chief Fulikolli who told Koi he could marry his daughter and gain half his chiefdom if he could succeed in three challenges. Traditional literature, folk tale from Liberia. Koi is the youngest son of the village Chief, but when the chief dies, he gets only a Kola tree instead of animals and ivory like his brothers. He decides to take the nuts from the tree and travel to change his luck. Along the way, he gives away his Kola nuts to help other creatures. No surprise to find that those acts of kindness will help his situation later on. In Aardema's signature style, this tale includes the sound effects and tight structure Traditional literature, folk tale from Liberia.
Are you sure you want to remove Koi and the Kola Nuts from your list? Koi and the Kola Nuts. One day in a village in Liberia, the headman, Chief Ogumefu, died.
Bitter kola or Garcinia kola is a plant that originated in Africa with a plethora of uses. People in western and central Africa has been using this plant in their daily aspects of life. A lot of the African tribes held this plant in high regard and using it for their ritual and ceremonial practices. Many African people also use this plant as an effective insect and vermin repellent – they believed that it repels ghosts and evil spirits. Most parts of this plant like the seed, bark, fruit, and nuts can be used as a traditional medicine, a practice that has been done for centuries by the African medicine man. This practice has intrigued the medical world to study this bitter tasted plant to find out whether those healing attributes were just a rumor or real. The results are amazing, bitter kola possesses a wide array of benefits that will surely help everyone to stay healthy. Related article(s): Benefits of Turmeric. Bitter Melon Benefits.
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- Music By – Herbie Hancock
- Narrator – Whoopi Goldberg
NotesBoth sides have the same audio content.
The cassette was a part of a package which originally included a book; here it is ONLY the audio cassette.
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