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h4. Da Terrence Roberts

L: Meridian| P: 601-480-1244 | E: dastoryweaver@gmail.com

Da Terrence Roberts is a jali/griot or storyteller in the West African Tradition of Jaliyaa who embraces the teaching power of words and music. Students are fascinated with the culture, stories, and musical instruments of Africa. Roberts’ performances, workshops, and residencies are filled with teaching moments, not just in West African culture but in science, history and language arts. Roberts is known as “Da Story Weaver.” In the language of the Bamanakan people of West Africa, the ancient title “Da” was one who connected his people to their past and escorted them into their future. Roberts is a master storyteller who draws both children and adults into his web with his animated and interactive style. He is available for teacher workshops and short or long term residencies. Roberts has also trained and worked with classes of special needs students.

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