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In West Africa what is a griot?

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In West Africa what is a griot?
posted Sep 22, 2015 by Kuldeep Apte

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An oral historian, conveyor of religious text, and storyteller poet and/or musician
A griot (/'gri.o?/) is one of a hereditary caste, a historian for his village or area, genealogist, storytelling entertainer, praise singer, poet and/or musician.

answer Sep 22, 2015 by Manikandan J
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