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This association shall promote and perpetuate the ancient art of African storytelling and the tradition of Black storytelling, using the knowledge and wisdom contributed from folklore and ancestral stories.

 

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Mission Statement

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This association shall promote and perpetuate the ancient art of African storytelling and the tradition of Black storytelling, using the knowledge and wisdom contributed from folklore and ancestral stories.

Membership Benefits:

    • DABS will provide suggestions and resources that will assist in the selection and presentation of value-oriented stories and activities that will enable you to become a successful storyteller.
    • DABS will keep you well informed by providing continuing education through workshops and seminars on current issues and practices related to the Art of Storytelling.
    • DABS will provide the opportunity for personal satisfaction in knowing that you will enrich your imagination, expand your memory, increase your vocabulary, speaking listening and thinking skills.
    • DABS will provide you with the opportunity for professional exposure through storytelling networks both local and national.
    • DABS enjoys benefits from its affiliations with the National Association of Black Storytellers, Inc.
    • DABS will provide pertinent information at our local meetings and National Festivals, an opportunity to participate in storytelling activities, to fellowship, renew old acquaintances and make new friends.