Join Storyteller J’miah Nabawi for Live Oak Public Libraries’ 2015 Summer Reading Program

Storyteller J'miah Nabawi  (a.k.a The Original Storybook Man) will be one of the featured storytellers this summer as he tours several of Live Oak Public Libraries' Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties branches to present storytelling and related interactive activities for "Every Hero Has a Story" (for the children) and  "Unmask!" for teen audiences. …

2014 Savannah Children’s Book Festival’s International Tent

  Savannah, GA Saturday, November 15, 2014, Forsyth Park, 10am-4pm Welcome to Savannah Children’s Book Festival! Be sure to join us "International Tent!" Hosted by Savannah’s award-winning storyteller, J’miah Nabaw **************** 11:00  J’miah Nabawi presents: Bringing Storybooks Alive! A workshop/presentation on creating “action storytelling.”  Turn stories and tales into interactive…

With African Spirit . . . Gullah Geechee lives on and on and on and on

Gullah, Ghana, Geechee, Gumbo!™ is an On Tour Residency project incorporating history, oral traditions, craft-making, musical ensemble and more. It will address concerns about preserving and perpetuating the Gullah language and instilling pride and encouragement amongst the youth in taking the baton that's run the distance from the elders to…

Teachers/Facilitators Guides

Teachers/Program Facilitators Guides are primarily for artist residencies and touring programs like "There's Rhythm in the Telling" once they are booked.  They are either written by J'miah Nabawi himself or through a collaborative effort with designated program coordinators from the host school or organization. Sample:  Teachers Guide_Ananse On Tour_Artist Sample (Sample) Inquiries: TallTales@jmiahnabawi.com  

Contributive Works in Publications

As Contributor, "The Story-Cloth Project"   Culture Smart!: Ready-To-Use Slides & Activities for Teaching Multicultural Appreciation Through Art Paperback – January 1, 1999 by Susan Rodriguez (Author) _________________________________________________ As Contributor (Why Anansi Hides In Corners, Page 35): TALK THAT TALK:  An Anthology of African American Storytelling. Compiled by Linda Goss…

Thank you, Wm. J. Faulkner Friends of Folklore . . .

By the William J. Friends of Folklore, Inc. In 1988, J'miah traveled to Miami, Florida to meet the Browns, Dr. John O. Brown, and his wife, Marie Faulkner-Brown, daughter of the late Reverend Dr. William J. Faulkner. Soon after his arrival, upon realizing that not much had happened to preserve Reverend Faulkner's historically significance writings…

In the News, Florence, SC

4/29/2014 1:52:00 PM Drama students study African-American folktales + click to enlarge SOUTHSIDE DRAMA 2 STUDENTS REHEARSE AFRICAN AMERICAN FOLKTALE Artist in Residence Jeremiah Nabawi, third from left, listens to students performance  By BRENDA HARRISON Editor African American folktales told in Darlington County in the 1900s were retold and acted…

In the News, Savannah, GA

  Nabawi with tour conspirators Mary Anne Street and Jason Wallace Take a walk on the benevolent side Multi-faceted history tour benefits local health organizations By Jessica Leigh Lebos jll@connectsavannah.com @typeitloud jll@connectsavannah.com @typeitloud In this town, it's not unusual to see a man dressed in colonial-era knickers and big buckle…