"Earth, Sky, Water, Fire: Stories of the Americas," Afro-Native Storytelling by Elizabeth James


Jan
20
2013

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  • Host Department: Theme Semester
  • Date: 01/20/2013
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Location: Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

  • Description:

    Come to the Museum of Natural History to 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 inthe Department of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan. 

    This storytelling event is offered in celebration of the Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas Smithsonian travelling exhibit at the U-M Duderstadt Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel Ave., Ann Arbor, from January 9 though 31. The exhibit looks at the intersection of American Indian and African American people and cultures.


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