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African Storytelling

  • Culture | African Arts
  • Format | Workshop, School Assembly, Cultural Field Trip, After School Program, Community Event
  • Discipline | Storytelling, Literary Arts
  • Level | All Ages, Pre-K to Grade 2, Grades 3 to 5, Grades 6 to 8, Grades 9 to 12

Storytelling draws communities together, entertains, and teaches morals and cultural values. Using the model of the West African griot tradition, students breathe life into their own stories, while fostering creative writing and public speaking skills that provide students with a deeper appreciation and understanding of the African culture.

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