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He who wants to plant corn must make peace with the crows. -African Proverb

Saturday, October 22, 2016

When you carry maize, fowl become your friends

When you carry maize, fowl become your friends is a Ewe Proverb. 


Wise sayings in the language of proverbs have been passed down for generations in the Ewe culture. Proverbs are an important part of traditional and modern patrilineal Ewe society. Ewe is both a language and a people living generally in southeast Ghana, southern Benin and Togo.


When you carry maize, fowl become your friends African Ewe Proverb



When you carry maize, fowl become your friends Ewe African  Proverb teaches be careful who you call your friend.


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