Keepers Of The Culture Storyteller

KOTC Logo ©1996 Columbus Knox 

 Our Logo represents aspects of African American traditional symbols: Elder, Ananci, Asante Stool, Aesop, Africa on African American flag, Family, Shaka Zulu, Ankh of Life, Kwanzaa Kinara, Youth, Cow Tail Switch (Nigerian Fly whisk) Drum and the Griot (storyteller) within the hour glass of the circle of time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Joslyn Duncan and TAHIRA - Stories in Service, 2010

 



Kwanzaa Celebration 2008

Watoto of Joy - Astarte






 

 

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Pauline Cohen, Storytelling Irma, Charlotte Blake Alston, Caroliese Frink Reed, Queen Nur, DeniseValentine


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                 KOTC with Founders Jawara Bishop, Wanda Gigetts, Charlotte Blake Alston, Caroliese

                       Frink Reed and Linda Goss (Center row left to right)    

    

                                                                                     Nashid Ali, Charlotte Blake Alston and  Lamont Dixon  


 

 



 

 

 



 

                                                                                      Oni Lasana & Mitch "Grand Daddy" Capel

                                                                                                                 

                              Joann Frazier-Dasent, Oni Lasana, Storytelling Irma and Denise Valentine

                                            

 

                                          Queen Nur & Sarai Abdul-Malik @ Rehearsal for Family Day

 

Watoto of Joy

    













         Baba Jamal Koram officiating Induction Ceremony

                                                             Joann Frasier- Dasent with Ancestor Vina Bright