Stories from the Mother Lands
Number of participants
African Culture, Black Legacy
Children ages 12 - 18, Seniors, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
About this program
Jacqui Du Toit shares contemporary, historical, and traditional stories from Southern Africa in a vibrant performance accompanied by a live drummer. Stories of Nelson Mandela, tales from Zimbabwe, traditional Zulu stores, fables of Anansi, and Jacqui’s own journey to Canada today all form part of the fabric that she weaves from the oral tradition.
Explore aspects of African culture; active listening skills; empathy; plot, character, rhythm, story structure, and narrative arc; cultural inclusion; myth and legend; non-verbal communication, mime, gesture, oral language and storytelling.
Solo artist: one-hour performance $400 + HST
With drummer: One-hour performance $500 + HST
Video On Demand + Q& A session $370 + HST
Additional Q&A Session $60 + HST
Maximum: 500 participants for the video, 60 participants for the meeting