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425 West 162 Street, New York, NY 10032-4301

Mission Statement

We are a group of artists working within the African oral storytelling tradition. 
We seek to redefine our folklore, folk medicine, folk life, folk wisdom, and to harness the power of deep symbolism in our traditional African heritage through storytelling, dance, visual arts, music, film, spoken word, song, drama…


1.  To promote and disseminate knowledge of our history and folklore.

2.  To reach out to youth.

3.  To mentor new generations of tellers.

4.  To promote the oral tradition of new audiences.

5.  To sponsor storytelling in our communities.

An affiliate of the National Association of Black Storytellers

2003 Calendar

2002 Calendar

2001 Calendar