Joyce Jefferson Creates Stories in Song

SD Historical Interpretations

Joyce Jefferson Interpretations

 

-Joyce Jefferson Creates Stories in Song

-Recreating the Lives of African American "Sheroes" in South Dakota

Joyce Jefferson is well known for her storytelling and interpretation of South Dakota history.

She brings to life early-day pioneers such as Sarah Campbell (Aunt Sally), Kathryne Reynolds, Lucretia Marchbanks, and Mary Kercherval; who lived in the Black Hills of Dakota Territory in the 1800's as well as Yanktonian Katherine Davis Chapman Tillman and Tripp County personality Orlean Micheaux.

Her signature presentation “Phenomenal Woman” & Other Sheroes has inspired and uplifted hundreds.

Joyce's lively interpretations include singing, poetry and narration.

Her past clients and venues include: grade, middle and high schools & universities — The Girl Scouts — Cultural Festivals — Museums & Historical Societies and Historical Conferences.

Joyce Jefferson, a member of the NAI (National Association for Interpretation), has hundreds of presentations to her credit. Invite her to your next event.

Contact Joyce at storystory@rushmore.com or through the South Dakota Humanities Council.


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