chapter  Chapter 12
The Traditional African Worldview and Medicine
WithKatherine Bankole-Medina
Pages 12

Dis man what I'm goin' to tell you about is one of the best kind of two-headed persons I ever knowed. . .even when we was coming up, [he] was very different from de rest of us children, and always said dat he could see things of de other world and talk to dem just as dat he could talk to us. He got so dat he could tell us things about ourselves dat happened at us homes at night when he was nowhere around. When we was about de age of twelve years, he explained to us dat dis was brought to him by de spirit.