Griot Tale Saturdays

Sat May 22, 2021
1:00pm ET
Franklin Square

Children ages 5-12 can learn about Griot, an African oral historian who passes along culture through the art of storytelling. Themes vary by session.

The themes are as follows
May 22: Music & Stories with Text Rich Ali
June 19: Juneteenth Edition
June 26: Storytelling by Keepers of the Culture: Freedom – Liberty
July 24: Music & Stories with Text Rich Ali J
August 28: Storytelling by Keepers of the Culture 

This opportunity is provided by The African American Museum in Philadelphia in conjunction with Franklin Square and Keepers of the Culture.

Franklin Square
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