Diakité’s workshop, Why We Tell Stories, will introduce participants to his home country of Mali and discuss the importance of storytelling as a tool for imparting knowledge. He will tell short stories and then open up the workshop to a writing exercise entitled "Flexing Your Mind: Collaborative Storytelling". More information about Baba Wagué Diakité is available at www.ko-falen.org.
Details about Natural Way: Indigenous Voices programs can be found on the Earth and Spirit Council website www.earthandspirit.org
Cost: $50, Register at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/227640)
Co-Sponsored by: Spirit Forum and First United Methodist Church