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Black Appalachian
Storytellers of Tennessee

Our goal with the Black Appalachian Storytellers of Tennessee is to celebrate storytelling traditions grounded in the Affrilachian experience. 
We are looking to connect with and build community with Black storytellers in Tennessee. Storytellers at all stages. are welcome. 
Are you a storyteller? Do you know someone in your community who is? Share our contact to stay updated with our events. We are planning storytelling events in East Tennessee for the winter and spring seasons. 

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The Geography of Our Stories

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Appalachian Counties of Tennessee:

Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Cannon, Carter, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Coffee, Cumberland, De Kalb, Fentress, Franklin, Grainger, Greene, Grundy, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Lewis, Loudon, McMinn, Macon, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Overton, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Smith, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Van Buren, Warren, Washington, and White


Kelle Jolly

(865) 622-7174

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