HiStory of a Teller

The following will provide you with information on Master Storyteller, Ada Forney. It includes organizations, professional affiliations, performances and more.
"Ada Forney is a Master Storyteller." - Dr. Nick Wynne, Florida Historical Society Annual Meeting

Organizations and Professional Affiliations
National, State and Local Level
• National Storytelling Network
• Florida Storytelling Association
• Florida Folklore Society
• Will McLean Foundation
• Friends of Florida Folk
• Canaveral National Seashore
• Stephen Foster Citizen Support Organization
• Barberville Pioneer Settlement Foundation
• Voices of Story, Storytelling Guild

Published Works, CD's and Video Books, CD's and Video

• Story of Homer and the Bear in Uncle Monday and other Florida Tales Collected by Dr. Kristen Congdon Winner of:
- 2002 Florida Historical Library Foundation Carolyn Washbon Book Award
- 2002 American Folklore Society Dorothy Howard Book Award
• Audio CD Wild Dolphins Be Free! Winner of:
- 2002 Spirit of Canaveral Award
• Southern Lights and Tales from the Storytree TV video series WLX TV five years Winner of:
- 2001 Special Recognition Award for Dedication to Community Programming
• Story of Ples and the Mule Eggs in Sandspun Collected by Annette Bruce and Steve Brooks
• Story of The Dark Candle in Spinning Gold Our of Straw Collected by Diane Rooks
• Audio CD Where are the Manatees?
• Coming soon The Southern Lights CD series of Florida history and original family tales

Other Awards
• Canaveral national Seashore
- 2002 Volunteers of the Year Award
• Tuscawilla Middle School Think Quest Competition
- 2001 Online Gold and Platinum Award Winners Interview with a Storyteller

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