Everything you need to understand or teach The River Between by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o.
The River Between is the story of an African village and their quest to survive an influx of outside influence. The story opens with a description of the lore describing the area of two ridges, Kameno and Makuyu, and the river, Honia, that runs between them. The river is strong, even in the dry seasons, and the name means "cure." The legends of a magician, a seer and a warrior are ingrained in the children of the tribes that live there and those who live there are largely untouched by the outside.
Waiyaki is a special young man from the time of childhood. When he encounters two young boys fighting, he is able to put a stop to the fight though he is the youngest of the three. These three boys, Waiyaki, Kamau and Kinuthia are all destined to study at the Sierana Mission school and all will...
The River Between Lesson Plans contain 125 pages of teaching material, including: