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Included in this worksheet is a link to the oral epic tale of Sundiata Keita, the king of the Mali Empire and the original "Lion King." The worksheet requires students to closely read the epic poem, to examine the criteria of an epic hero and compare/contrast with Sundiata Keita's traits as a hero, and to determine if the story of Sundiata Keita matches, or does not match, the 12 stages of the hero's journey. Answer key is included.