Martin Bluff Elementary is excited to announce that the Puppet Arts Theatre will
present the puppet show Trickster Tales. Anansi is the trickster spider of Akan
Asante origin. He is physically weak and thwarts his powerful opponents using the
only means available to him, his wit and his cunning. The Akan Asante are based
predominantly in central Ghana and have enjoyed cultural and political
dominance in the region for many centuries.
This project is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a
state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal