Mama Edie Armstrong

Mama Edie, the StorytellerMama Edie Armstrong is a bilingual storyteller (Spanish/English), published writer, percussionist, speech/language pathologist, and voice-over artist who has provided international storytelling performances and workshops to parents, teachers, children, social workers, steel workers, attorneys,and various other professionals since 1989.  Her stories are largely inspired by her passionate regard for her African and Native American ancestries.

Mama Edie Armstrong’s appearance at the festival is made possible by the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, University Library, UIUC.