Natalie Daise
  • Jun 8, 2016 6:00 pm
  • 57:43 mins

An interview with Natalie Daise, who for more than 20 years has developed and facilitated interactive learning experiences for educators, students, young and young-at-heart audiences alike. You may know her from the popular Nick Jr. and Noggin TV show "Gullah Gullah Island." Other honors include the 1997 and 1998 IMAGE Award nominations, 1998 Daytime Emmy nomination, Silver and Gold Parent's Choice awards, the South Carolina Jean Lacy Harris Folk Heritage Award for a lifetime of achievement and excellence in folk art, and South Carolina's highest honor, The Order of the Palmetto. Natalie says of her work, "stories connect us in the most visceral way." We were delighted to see Natalie on stage at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee and to have her join us for a conversation with our host, Sam Payne. In this episode, listen to a conversation about her rich passion in storytelling and storytelling traditions, as well as stories recorded live a the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee. To learn more about Natalie visit