griot - ɡriːəʊ
someone who is responsible for keeping a record of the traditions and history of a group of people, mainly in West Africa,in the form of music, stories, or poetry.

The OpenGriot project shares localized literature and narrated books for the use of African children. Most of the material on this site are free to use under various versions of the Creative Commons license. For specific permissions relating to each please see box at the bottom of their pages.


The OpenGriot project is always looking for volunteer editors,writers and illustrators to continually ensure that submissions are suitable for use of children. Become part of the OpenGriot project . Please contact

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