Mama Jatu Ayi is a griot, a storyteller who weaves stories together like an arachnoid spins a web. She tells stories from African American history, slavery, Juneteenth and freedom, folk tales and true life stories about trust, character, hope perseverance and inspiration including Pourqui stories about ‘why’.
Being a clever and engaging teller of tales that are so vivid and colorful with such animation…you will surly be enlightened and ENTERTAINED!
Mama Jatu Ayi has performed at the following: The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit Public Schools, The Arab American Museum, The Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, MI, The Southfield Library, The Oak Park Library, The Southfield Historical Society, The Historical Museum. She has also performed for King Ata of Nigeria, Africa, many churches, synagogues. She is a proud member of The Detroit Association of Black Storytellers.