- is aimed at the preservation of our African oral tradition of storytelling, and the presentation and promotion of Trinidad and Tobago’s history, culture and cultural traditions; particularly those traditions connected to our most celebrated seasons, festivals and events. Its objective is to educate and entertain through recorded stories and downloadable activities; recordings in which the stories ride the high and low notes of T&T’s very own tenor pan and the rhythms of the djembe, shereke and various other percussion instruments.
a former TUCO and NJAC Tobago and national Junior Calypso Monarch. He is also a former National Library storytelling champ and dancer with the Tobago Academy of Performing Arts (TAPA)... MORE
The ethnic makeup of Trinidad is dominated by two groups, roughly equal in size: Afro-Trinidadians, descended from free Blacks who immigrated to the island and slaves brought in to work on cotton and sugar plantations... MORE
G for Griot honors educator and Tobago stalwart, Ms. Victoria L. Mitchell, affectionately known as Aunty Pat. It pays tribute to others who have taught and mentored G for Griot’s founder: Ms. Jackie Dillon, Ms. Kenetta Bobb, Ms. Annette Alfred, Ms. Lisa McSween, Ms. Glenda Roselayne, and the late Ms. Lynn Ocho...MORE
G for Griot specializes in all areas of storytelling to include composing original stories and arranging its musical accompaniment. Leave the creative process to us! We can compose or customize anyone of G for Griot stories just for you for any occasion...MORE