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Children's Book Author

 

 

I write healing stories for children with the help of my fairy friends. As author of the Brown Sugar Fairies series, I'm available to speak at schools, after school programs, events and festivals. 

Topics: The importance of nurturing the imaginations . 

of children, especially those of color.

Duration:

45 min 

Contact for rates

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Doll Making Workshop

In this fun workshop, we will explore handmade dolls

of  the 19th and 20th century, the materials they were made from, and popular fashion of the time. With scraps of cloth, bottles , buttons, corn husks, and objects found around the home. Each participant will make their own doll to have and cherish.

 

Topics:

  • Spirit Doll making workshop

  • African Dolls 

  • African Puppets

  • Dolls made in the Americas

 

Duration:

1 hour 30 mim

 

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Storytelling

Taking part in the oral traditions of storytelling.  I share stories that I’ve learned and fell in love with that heal and inspire. Multicultural stories from Africa, the Caribbean, Japan, South America and the United States that are both familiar and new. I dress in character and use hand crafted puppets and collected dolls from around the world to enhance our journey into these stories. 

 

Story Themes:

  • Heroic Black Women in History

  • Great Goddesses

  • African Fairytales

  • Trickster Tales 

 Duration :

45 minutes

Contact for rates.

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Brown Sugar Fairy

Doll Making

Workshop

Let's create together! In this workshop, participants will make their very own Brown Sugar Fairy Doll!

We will learn about fairies in folklore and use our imaginations to make a special friend to take home.

 

Topics:

  • Elementals

  • Flower Fairies 

  • Imaginative Play

 

Duration:

2 hours 

Contact for booking and rates.

 

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