Earth, Sky, Water, Fire:  Stories of the Americas


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  • Host Department: Museum of Natural History
  • Date: 01/20/2013
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Location: Museum of Natural History

  • Description:

    Hear stories from the Afro-Native tradition by storyteller Elizabeth James, who enjoys sharing tales of her ancestors from this land with the world. Elizabeth James is honored to be an Afro-Native third generation storyteller, following in the tradition of her grandmother and mother. She works in Department of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan.

    Indivisible:  African-Native American Lives in the Americas is a Smithsonian travelling exhibit that looks at the intersection of American Indian and African American people and cultures.The exhibit (but not the storytelling performance highlighted here!) is at the U-M Duderstadt Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel Ave., Ann Arbor,  from January 9 though January 31st.