Adelheid Mbuandjou

*1918 née Veii

BPA_39_2_073: Adelheid Mbuandjou. Omaruru, February 1954.

[Disclaimer: all captions are adopted from the Dammann Collection and the finding aid of the BAB. The information is partly incorrect due to errors in translation or understanding.]

Adelheid Mbuandjou: Geschichte eines Ungeheuers [tale of a monster]
Adelheid Mbuandjou: Geschichte von der eingi-Frucht [tale of the eingi-fruit]

A Praise Song on Adelheid Mbuandjou by Christine Kapazu

Otjiwa otjinene otjirongo mu mu naPitirapo.

U konda okuyarura po.

Avehe ve horere ko.

Eye erike ngu konda mehi ndi.

Avehe ookuvehorera

Motjiwa otjinene otjirongo,

Omu e ri ngu konda erike.

Opuwo!

Source: Ernst Dammann, Was Herero Erzählten Und Sangen: Texte, Übersetzung, Kommentar, Afrika Und Übersee. Beiheft (Berlin[-West]: Dietrich Reimer, 1987), 241–42.

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