Keepers of History: Griot and Griottes
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Griots—masters of words and music, Tom Hale calls them in his book, Griots and Griottes—have been around for a millennium. Over time, the griots’ function has changed as society evolved. Once, the male griots and female griottes were historians, genealogists, advisers to nobility, entertainers, messengers, praise singers—the list goes on.
Posted by Latti Nerd Gangsta on November 29, 2014