Launching the BSA Nothando Zulu Storytelling Institute

a.    Goal of expanding and deepening the impact of authentic storytelling of formerly enslaved African Americans under the guidance of Master Storyteller Sister Damielle Daniel.


b.    Launching 1st three 6-week courses for African American participants


i.      Capturing the stories of selected  little known – but impactful – Twin Cities African Americans

ii.      Introduction to acquiring the skill of Spoken Word artistry  under the guidance of Master Artist Sister Tisch Jones; and

          iii.     Drum Whisperings: introduction to playing African drums and the history of this ancient instrument under the guidance of Master Drummer, Brother Ghana M’Baye.

iv.     Authentic Voices: the art of Oral Storytelling from an African/African American Perspective under the guidance of the BSA Master Storytellers