Tag Archives: Folk Legend


Udala~ Folk Object/Legend

Context: Udala Tree is a folk object/legend native to my dad’s village of Onitsha. He knows about this legend because he is a titled man just like his father before him, hence why knowledge was passed down to him. C: Udala tree is a sacred tree in Onitsha that can only be used by titled… Continue Reading »

Brian O’Donnell

The following is a story about an Irish legend.  The informant is represented by the letter S, and I am represented by the letter K. Piece: K: Tell me more of the Irish folklore you know about. S: So, uhm, another story I’ve heard is – uh – about a man named Brian O’Donnell and… Continue Reading »

Hawaiian Folk Belief/Legend Menehune

Note: The form of this submission includes the dialogue between the informant and I before the cutoff (as you’ll see if you scroll down), as well as my own thoughts and other notes on the piece after the cutoff. The italics within the dialogue between the informant and I (before the cutoff) is where and what… Continue Reading »