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Rediscovering truth – African storytellers tap into rich tradition

euroNEWS Reuters (Nairobi, Kenya)     December 17, 2018 “To have that storyteller in front of you with an audience being able to interact is something very precious that we are in danger of losing,” said Maimouna Jallow, who organised the one-day Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival in Kenya’s capital. Although written history has existed for centuries in…

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Radio, Movies, and Internet

AwesomeStories.com http://www.AwesomeStories.com A site with nearly 100,000 pre-screened links to primary sources for educators, students and the general public.  There are hundreds of stories on the site which organizes key information in one place, substantially reducing research time. Art of Storytelling with Brother Wolf Show and Blog http://www.artofstorytellingshow.com An international conversation from all perspectives on…

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author Speaks about Oral Tradition in Storytelling

The Dickinsonian   October 11, 2018 By Cristian Tineo Dickinson and Carlisle community members danced in a circle to the beat of a drum at the behest of Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday, who gave a talk on campus about the importance of oral tradition. Momaday‘s talk on Saturday, Oct. 6 explored themes of imagination and…

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Publishing Companies

August House Publishing http://www.augusthouse.com High Windy Audio http://www.highwindy.com High Windy Audio is a production company with many storytelling and folksong audiotapes for sale. Libraries Unlimited http://www.lu.com This is the home page for Libraries Unlimited, a publisher of reference and textbook materials. Shoe String Press www.shoestringpress.com The Shoe String Press is a small, independent family-owned company…

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Promoting Multiculturalism in Our Homes and Schools: It Starts with a Story

Huffington Post (New York, NY), July 18, 2012 By John McCormick   Summary: According to the U.S. Census Bureau, minorities represent almost one half of America’s population under the age of 5. This statistic portends a more ethnically diverse America, with new and growing populations playing more significant economic, social and political roles. Perhaps it’s…

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Project Tells the Digital Story of Latino Culture

Spartan Daily (San Jose State Universtiy, CA), September 9, 2009 Summary: Students and members of the community gathered Wednesday night on campus to watch personal stories of triumph as part of the Latino Digital Storytelling Project. One of the stories was that of Maria Perez, an ex-first generation gang member. Her story described life growing…

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