US History 104: Through the Eyes of York with Bobby Norfolk

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Grade Levels:  4 and up

York, William Clark’s “Body Servant,” was the only African-American member of the Corps of Discovery — the official name of the band of courageous explorers whose epic journey across the continent became immortalized as the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  Emmy-Award Winning Storyteller Bobby Norfolk celebrates the man named York and the Lewis & Clark Expedition with a program that appeals to audiences of all ages.  Learn about York and how Native Americans responded when they saw their first black man.  Hear stories of the Corps’ experiences as they explored the Louisiana Purchase.  And find out about Sacagawea, the important Native American woman who became part of the expedition.

Guest Performer:  Bobby Norfolk, internationally acclaimed storyteller and Emmy Award winner

To learn more about Bobby Norfolk, check out his website at https://www.bobbynorfolk.com/.

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