Griot: A central figure in many West African cultures. Historically, the griot held many functions, including community historian, cultural critic, indigenous artist, and collective spokesperson.

The Griot Storytelling Project helps the Bucknell community tap into this narrative.

Provost Mick Smyer

Provost Mick Smyer

"Telling your autobiography should be pretty straightforward, right? Except that the hard part is trying to decide: What do you include, and what do you keep out? In my case, it was pretty simple—there was really one big question I had to answer." 


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