Hudson Joins State Arts Organization 'Territory Tellers'

Marilyn A. Hudson, Director of Library Services for SCU, was confirmed as a member the Board of Directors of a statewide arts organization in June at a conference held on the campus of Seminole State College. This volunteer position will include long range and strategic planning, marketing and promoting, and assisting in various organizational, educational, training, and concert style events around the state.

The Territory Tellers is a 501 (c ) 3 non-profit organization and the Oklahoma's only statewide organization for story artisans, story listeners, and anyone who shares a love for the art of oral storytelling. Territory Tellers achieves it missions by offering opportunities to learn the art of storytelling, by supporting storytelling concerts, conductingworkshops and providing information and training at professional conferences in local and regional events.

Each year the group sponsor The Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival which showcases master level talent from around the country and promotes regional performers. The group also contributes talent and support to the Oklahoma City StorytellingFestival (Arts Council of Oklahoma City) and hold various events in November around the state in conjunction with the national celebration of storytelling for adults and families called “Tellabration!” ®.