Before the written word came to Senegal, storytellers known as griots were the keepers of history. Translator Mbouille Diallo talks about these mystical storytellers in the video below.


Video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee

Austin Bailey was in Senegal last week visiting new Heifer projects there. You can read about Heifer Senegal in an upcoming issue of World Ark magazine.

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Austin Bailey is a writer and editor for Heifer's World Ark magazine.