Seminole State College is offering college credit to students, storytellers, teachers or anyone who shares a love for or curiosity about the art of storytelling.

Storytelling 101 is a course that will hit on points of interest, including the history of storytelling, storytelling techniques, collecting family stories, curriculum integration, story resources, American Indian stories and ghost stories.


Seminole State College is offering college credit to students, storytellers, teachers or anyone who shares a love for or curiosity about the art of storytelling.
Storytelling 101 is a course that will hit on points of interest, including the history of storytelling, storytelling techniques, collecting family stories, curriculum integration, story resources, American Indian stories and ghost stories.
The course schedule is June 4 at 5:30 p.m.; June 5 at 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and June 8 at 8:15 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. The class will meet in the Enoch Kelly Haney Center during the third annual Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival.
Jeanette Harjo will be the instructor of the course and will explain why it is important to preserve and tell stories. A bibliography of storytelling resources will be provided with paid enrollment. The cost of the class is $99.  
Those wanting to enroll are encouraged to call Carol Hartman, business and training coordinator at 382-9246. Participants also can enroll at the college’s Office of Admissions in Tanner Hall Administration Building 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Friday.
For more information about the third annual Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival, go to www.territorytellers.org.