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Underground Railroad Museum Preserves History


November 6, 2012
Staff Writer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

FLUSHING - In traditional West African culture, the griot is a respected member of the community who serves as an oral historian. He is a walking collection of poems, stories, songs and/or dances who not only passes down his culture's history but also passes on the current news. They often serve as community leaders and lend their advice to those who ask for it.

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