Artist Info

The Griots: Keepers of the Stories

The Wichita Griots are a local professional group of storytellers who strive to foster and promote a love and appreciation of reading through the oral tradition of the arts. Three members of the Griots will come to your school for each performance. The Griots’ stories and songs will acknowledge, respond to and celebrate various cultures, and communicate high expectations for acceptance of cultural contributions and perspectives.


I was totally impressed! It was awesome.

T. Paschal, Heights High School, Wichita

AWESOME! Our group really enjoyed the experience. You could hear a pin drop the kids were so mesmerized.

S. Hendrix, Allison Traditional Magnet, Wichita

Awesome presenters! the kids listened and responded well.

L. Neas, Beech Elementary, Wichita

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This Organization received funding for general operational support from the City of Wichita.