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Mama Edie

Storyteller Mama Edie Armstrong delights audiences with her inspirational multi-cultural tales. Watch as she weaves Spanish and English together into a rich folkloric tapestry.

In addition to her storytelling success, Mama Edie is also a speech and language pathologist, vocalist, percussionist and published writer. Through highly engaging workshops and performances she encourages inter-cultural appreciation, personal empowerment and healthy relationships through compassionate communication.

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Listen as Mama Edie tells us the story of "The Monkey and the Crocodile" from the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool and the Lincoln Park Zoo.


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Mama Edie plays the shakere, a traditional African percussion instrument.

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Mama Edie and an adorable collection.


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