NABS 32nd Annual National Black Storytelling Festival & Conference!
November 12-16, 2014
Lighting the Way: Stories of Our Heroes/Sheroes - Past & Present, in Our Homes, Our Communities and in Our Nation
The National Association of Black Storytellers, Inc. (NABS) promotes and perpetuates the art of Black storytelling--an art form which embodies the history, heritage, and culture of African Americans. Black storytellers educate and entertain through the Oral Tradition, which depicts and documents the African-American experience. A nationally organized body with individual, affiliate and organizational memberships, NABS preserves and passes on the folklore, legends, myths, fables and mores of Africans and their descendants and ancestors - "In the Tradition..."
We envision strengthened communities through the telling, collecting, owning and institutionalizing of our stories.