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Homestead at the top of Turner Hill Road and found The One Remaining 1901 Cabin Which Is Now Going To one remaining 1901 cabin which is now going to preserved and added to the African American Heritage Trail Vermont Folklorist Jane C Beck met Daisy Turner the Vermont daughter of African American Freed Slaves Near The End American freed slaves near the end Ms Turner s ong Academia dos Anjos (Redenção Livro 2) life Beck was granted many interviews with Turner and they became friends The result is Miss Daisy s dream The preservation of the saga of the Turner family their African roots and theirong sojourn in New EnglandPerhaps only a folklorist could have undertaken this project Miss Daisy s mind was sharp and her recollections were vivid yet sometimes seemed fantastical Beck was able to verify many *people places and incidents and she understood the essential truth of *places and incidents and she understood the essential truth of entire story Those interested in African American history will thank her for her contribution as will those whose interest is New England and particularly Vermont history I really really enjoyed this book but then too I am into genealogy and history Oral history though it may be exaggerated always has some truth to it and is a great stepping stone to finding the past This woman was a treasure trove of history. Nslavement and her father's ife in Vermont in short the range of ife events arge and small transmitted by means so alive as to include voice inflections Beck at the same time weaves in historical research and offers a folklorist's perspective on oral history and the hazards and uses of memory Publication of this book is supported by grants from the Andrew W Mellon Foundation and the L J and Mary C Skaggs Folklore Fund. Daisy Turners Kin

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Daisy Turner was the daughter of freed African American slaves *Daisy Turner Became A Living Repository Of History The Family *Turner became a iving repository of history The family entrusted to her Her grandfather was a member of the Yoruba in West Africa who came to the US as a slave His mother was actually a white British woman who was in a shipwreck off western Africa She had a child Daisy s grandfather who she taught to speak English His story and hers and her extended family s story was entrusted to her They author was able to interview her and research her story This is an incredible story of slavery and perseverance I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest reviewAn engaging oral history of the Turner family From Slavery To Freedom Jane C Beck slavery to freedom Jane C Beck preserved Daisy s stories as told to her by Daisy at 100 years of age A true gem this story deserves to be read over and over again Recommended Jane C Beck founder of the Vermont Folklife Center has preserved the remarkable journey of one African American family from the shores of West Africa to the hills of Vermont Daisy Turner s stories covered 178 years of her family history her father s stories dating back to his father s ife in Africa Bec. A daughter of freed African American slaves Daisy Turner became a Canonization And Teaching Of African Literatures.(Matatu 7) living repository of history The family narrative entrusted to her a well polished artifact an heirloom that had been carefully preserved began among the Yoruba in West Africa and continued with her own century and ofife   In 1983 folklorist Jane Beck began a series of interviews with Turner then one hundred years old and still relating four generations. K spent several years interviewing Daisy resulting in the 1990 Award winning documentary film Journey s End Memories and Traditions of Daisy Turner and Her FamilyAfter Daisy s death continued her research investigating the Daisy Turner and Her FamilyAfter Daisy s death Beck continued her research investigating the and recorded history behind the stories Daisy s father Alexander Alec Turner 1845 1923 told tales of the family history every night after dinner His father Alessi was the grandson of a Yoruban chief His mother was a European woman who survived a shipwreck off t What a surprising pleasure We The Alien Warriors Woman (Guardian Warriors, live part time in Grafton Vermont so since the author was coming to Grafton to talk about this book it was incumbent on me to read it I started grudgingly and was almost immediately caught up in this remarkable story Daisy Turner is still a much talked about presence in ourittle village because she Overcoming the Archon Through Alchemy lived much of herife on the 150 acre farm on the top of Bare Hill a short ways outside of Grafton Her father Alex had come *There Shortly After The Civil War And Raised His Family *shortly after the Civil War and raised his family The research on this book back to Africa is exacting and the family tales are astonishing After reading the book Carol and I climbed up to the old Turner. Of oral history Beck uses Turner's storytelling to build the Turner family saga using at its foundation the oft repeated touchstone stories at the heart of their experiences the abduction into slavery of Turner's African ancestors; Daisy's father Alec Turner earning to read; his return as a soldier to his former plantation to kill his former overseer; and Daisy's childhood stand against racism Other stories re create