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They also came from the north, but belong to a different stock, the Baganda and Ba-Soga. The Nandi came from the Ja-Lango. The Ja-Luo on the south side of Kavirondo Gulf originally lived on the north side, and crossed over by canoes. The Koloa and various Ja-Luo clans on the Kitoto plain are the descendants of one Kanu, who is said to have come from Masai land, and to have married the sister of Rachonyo and settled down in the Kitoto plain; they are to this day often grouped together under the name Ja-Kanu.

And the young man looked on the fair face of her who had come to his aid, and saw that she in truth was the bride destined for him, and he embraced her and the two entered the chamber together. TALE OF A LANTERN Tradition Bearer: Unavailable Source: Green, Feridah Kirby. ’’ Folklore 19 (1908): 443–453. Date: ca. 1906 Original Source: Moorish National Origin: Morocco The city of Fez provides the setting for the following tale. E. The city ultimately became a major city for trade, science, and theology.

When Talib Faroosh saw the goat, he at once recognized him, and began to ‘‘beat him with his tongue’’ [abuse him soundly], ‘‘for,’’ said he, ‘‘thy mother has been searching for thee, high and low. ’’ And the Jinn was very meek, answering that he had only been taking a walk when caught by the man. Then the man told how he had found, as he thought, a goat straying, but that when it had spoken he had perceived that it was a Jinn, and had brought it at once to the learned Talib. And then he demanded a reward from the jinn.

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