Author: Caroline Iantosca
World View

Music and Storytelling in West Africa

For centuries, the history, beliefs and folklore of West African communities have been kept alive through the tradition of music and oral storytelling. Stories have been passed through the ages by Griots, also called Jalis, who are musicians, poets and

Teaching Human Rights

December 10 marked Human Rights Day, an international day of celebration recognizing the Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations in 1948. The Declaration represents the first global expression of what many people believe to be the rights

Free Registration for the National Geographic Bee!

The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. This year, students in

2016 International Folkmoot Festival in Western NC

July 21-31, 2016 Named as one of the Top Twenty Festivals in North Carolina by USA Today and a Top 20 Event in the Southeastern U.S. by the Southeast Tourism Society, the 2016 Folkmoot Festival is a two-week celebration of