KSMU-Preserving our Local History: The Art of Oral Storytelling
KSMU, Ozarks Public Radio is doing a two-part series involving in-depth stories about historical places and events as part of their Sense of Place series. They also posted the article in MP3 format on their website, which very nicely done. It reminds me yet again of the power of storytelling and how useful it is for teaching.
KSMU’s Emma Wilson explores the tradition of storytelling and the preservation of oral histories in the Ozarks.
At the Ozarks Celebration Festival this year, tucked alongside tents full of homemade crafts and folks playing traditional music, a storytelling stage featured natives of this area sharing tales of their lives growing up in the Ozarks.
“We do volunteer storytelling in schools, nursing homes, festivals.” More…