Part One: Overview on the Ede and Mnong. General features. Residential
areas. Ethic origin. Hunting, gathering & milpa farming.
Gastronomic arts. Drinking & smoking. Housing, costume &
jewellery. Spiritual & social life. Beliefs. Habits & customs.
Family & family clan. Residential units & social organization.
land-ownership. Social relationship & forms of war. Part Two: Folk
literature of the Ede and Mnong. 1 - Traditional tales, legends,
fables: Contents and some artistic features. 2 - Epics: Some issues
regarding Epics of the Ede & Mnong (EEM). The form of existence of
EEM. Artists, the spectator & environment of performance. 3 -
Central characters of EEM: Central figure. The head of the tribe.
Beautiful girl. A character of Madame Duon Sun & her granddaughter;
of Ae Du, Ae Die (the Sky). The “war issue” and customary law in EEM. A
life panorama in EEM. 4 - Literary values of EEM: Linguistic structure.
Artistic methods & ways. 5 - Folk songs.