GRIOT AWARD RECIPIENTS
1. a member of a class of traveling poets, musicians, and storytellers who maintain a tradition
of oral history in parts of West Africa.
The Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail annually awards an individual or entity who has carried on the tradition of passing on our culture and heritage with the Griot Award. This is a heralded title to be bestowed upon those elders who keep history alive for the generations to come