Jan Blake: Storytelling & Inhabiting All the Places Within Yourself


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Jan is one of Europe’s leading storytellers who specializes in myths and folktales from pathways that were followed during the slave trade, including Africa, the Caribbean and Arabia.

Some of what Jan shares today includes:

  • how she got into storytelling, her roots, her stories
  • the rhythm of a story
  • essentials for story telling
  • 3 riddles for you to ponder …
  • domination of oralcy
  • unnecessary modernizing of stories to fit the world
  • having a sense of what the world needs and being able to find it within yourself.
  • discovering and sharing stories
  • Jan sharing the story called: Leopard Woman

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