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Orunamamu
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Orunamamu in 23 August 2010, Calgary, Alberta
Born
Mary Beth Washington

(1921-04-04)4 April 1921
Died 4 September 2014(2014-09-04) (aged 93)
Nationality American/Canadian
Other names Mary Washington-Stofle
Occupation teacher
storyteller
Organization Calgary Spoken Word Festival
Toastmaster
Known for storyteller, raconteur, griot , performer
Children Edward Washington
Michael Love Santee

Orunamamu (Mary Beth Washington; 4 April 1921 – 4 September 2014) was an American-Canadian professional storyteller and teacher. Her storytelling led her on journeys across the United States including Alaska, overseas to the United Kingdom and Egypt. She moved to Canada during her final years.

Orunamamu died at the age of 93 in a hospital in Calgary, Alberta.

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