The Question and Answer section for Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
You can check this out in the character section at the GradeSaver link below.
The griot defines himself as a historian, though not by Western standards. Griots are culturally oral historians. He loathes written history, as it lacks the "warmth of the human voice". But he constantly defends his vocation as crucial, since it...