Meet Storyteller Likua Kambembe

Dear Friends and Story Lovers, Likua Kambembe is a member of the !Xun Council of Elders and carrier of a great deal of traditional stories. He helps direct the Council’s Kulimatji project – dedicated to the continued life of his community’s oral...

Meet Storyteller, Kunyanda Shikamo

Dear Friends and Story Lovers, Here is Kunyanda Shikamo arriving at the Kalahari Desert Festival 2013, with her dancing gear in hand. She was born in the village of Mucusso in Angola in 1954 and has lived on the Khwe and !Xun communal farm in the Northern Cape...

Kalahari Desert Stories and Storytellers

 Dear Friends and Story Lovers, I recently had the privilege of telling stories with San storytellers at the 2013 The Kalahari Desert Festival.  Naro speaker, Bega Xhaase (below), who travelled from his home in Ghanzi in Botswana to be with us, told this story about...