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juin 19, 2008 Commentaires fermés sur Griot tradition today Views: 2047 culture

Griot tradition today

A griot – or jeli – is a storyteller, poet and musician in West African society. Its traditions are inherited from father to son, and some griots can trace their history back centuries. Rather than paraphrase, listen to Toumani Diabaté explain it himself:

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