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Langley, Bertney

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Storyteller

Mr. Bertney Langley currently lives in Elton, Louisiana, where he owns a Native American arts and crafts shop. He also attended Jeff Davis Vocational Technical School in Elton. Mr. Langley enjoys telling narratives and speaking about Koasati traditions around his home, at festivals, and at POW WOW’s. He first began to show interest in storytelling when he listened to his uncles, Gilbert and Bel Abbey.

 

Bertney has exhibited his storytelling skills throughout Louisiana and the U.S. He was one of four storytellers in Les Raconteurs: Treasure Lore and More.

Updated Febuary 13,2017 by Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folklife Center Staff