The traditional art of storytelling is ancient, but it is as important today as in ages past.
Storytelling is used by corporate executives, educators, youth leaders, those who work with adult and aging populations and those who wish to document and pass along their family histories. It has no boundaries and is used by all cultures, races, and religions. Not only does storytelling educate and entertain, it brings people together. Through stories we learn the many ways in which we are alike. And, we learn a greater respect of the traditions and customs that differ from our own.
Through the Roswell Folk and Heritage Bureau, tellers are given the opportunity to work on projects, participate in community events, promote the art of storytelling, encourage its preservation, and enjoy meeting and working with others involved in the ancient art. Some of their projects include:
- The Magnolia Tellers, a group of local and regional tellers actively involved in the promotion and preservation of the ancient art of telling.
- Roswell Mill Village Storytelling App Tour.
- Tellabration – November.
- Roswell Roots Storytelling at the Visitors Center (part of the Roswell Roots celebration of Black History & Culture) – February.