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Folktales of the Yoruba People | Workshop 1: The Lesson

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

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Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI)

in Partnership with El Museo del Barrio

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Folktales of the Yoruba People |  Workshop 1: The Lesson 

 

Folktales of the Yoruba People
Saturdays April 20, May 18, and June 22, 2013
12:00pm – 2:00pm

ADMISSION: FREE

Parents and children are invited to participate in a thee-part workshop based on the Center's publication, Folktales of the Yoruba People*, by Angela R. Fontanez. The audience will be able to experience and interact with the stories of this ancient civilization, and engage in music, dance, arts and crafts activities based on the oral traditions, and culture of the Yoruba of West Africa. Each 2 hour workshop will high-light one of the stories from a captivating book for young and old. Please join us for an enjoyable and engaging afternoon, where parents and children alike will experience a people's history coming to life. Don’t Miss this unique opportunity.

 

Workshops:

Workshop 1 - April 20, 2013 – The Lesson 

LOCATION: The Lexington Academy @ 131 E 104th St, New York, NY 10029

 

Workshop 2 - May 18, 2013– Shango the Oba 
LOCATION: El Museo del Barrio @ 1230 5th Ave, New York, NY 10029

 

Workshop 3 - June 22, 2013 – Oshun Gets Her Way
LOCATION: El Museo del Barrio 1230 5th Ave, New York, NY 10029



For more info: education@cccadi.org

*Adapted from Tales of Yoruba Gods and Heroes by Harold Courlander

Have questions about Folktales of the Yoruba People | Workshop 1: The Lesson? Contact Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

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The Lexington Academy
131 E 104th St
Address Line 2
New York, NY 10029

Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)


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Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) values, connects and advocates for the traditions, history, culture and advancement of the African Diaspora. Through the dual tenants of arts and advocacy, CCCADI aims to create a paradigm shift within the global community toward cultural equity and social justice via new standards, policies and language. The Center has been, and will remain, an accessible community resource, a “first voice” institution, which produces culturally-grounded, purpose-driven and activist-oriented works, while simultaneously serving as a beacon of motivation and inspiration for many.


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