In an interview in the Sunday Times (May 28, 2018), Thuli Nhlapo, author of the memoir, Colour me yellow: Searching for my family truth (shortlisted for the 2018 Alan Paton Award) says: “. . . by telling our stories, we can go back to our roots and the tales told by our grannies and aunties as a way of imparting knowledge and assisting us to cope with life.”
Read the full interview here.
Read more about telling our ancestral stories on this page describing a segment from an On Being with Krista Tippett show — “A 200-year Present.”