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