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Yemisi Agbebi

Utah Division of Arts & Museums (UDAM) teaching artist.

Yemisi  Agbebi  is  a  Singer  –Songwriter/  Educator/Author/Storyteller/
Poet/Speaker/Culture advocate from Nigeria, West Africa.    She has spent the last thirteen years offering cultural education consultation for schools through curriculum enrichment and provides education to students about the diversified and enriched African culture.
Her approach is to introduce multicultural diversity through perform- ing arts i.e. music, West African dance and  folk stories, plays and skits, and culinary skills to teach concepts that foster cultural pride, racial tolerance and respect for other cultures. Other programs include Sub- stance abuse prevention, School dropout prevention, bullying preven- tion, etc.  She writes songs in different languages to help support The- matic learning and Curriculum development in schools, religious and social and community organizations.
Her  speaking  engagements  motivate  students  to  be  leaders  with dreams and to be agents of change in their schools and communities.
She believes that people can be taught about the beauty and relevance of their culture as well as respect for other cultures through education.
Her work has received a lot of praise especially from the Native Ameri- can population she worked with in Arizona where she moved from. Yemisi  is  an  upcoming  author  whose  first  book  will  be  released  in
Spring of 2018.

Available for:  Schools K-12, Rural, Adults, Seniors,
Workshops for teachers, I

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