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Naomi Mitchell Carrier graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Psychology and Education.  Her master’s in Education Leadership was earned at the University of St. Thomas and post grad work has been done at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her continuing education includes the University of Houston, Tulane University, and the Universities of Texas at Winedale, El Paso and San Antonio.  Mrs. Carrier, is a veteran classroom teacher of American and Texas history, music, literature and theatre.   Her book, Go Down Old Hannah, The Living History of African American Texans is a collection of 15 plays commissioned for historic sites around the State of Texas through her theater, Talking Back Living History Theatre

Carrier is the Head of School at St. James Episcopal School and also directs the Performing Arts Workshop at St. James School, is best known as the playwright and composer for the award-winning musical, I Am Annie Mae.  Her work has received grants and awards from the National Park Service, National Freedom Center, National Endowment for the Humanities, Texas Commission for the Arts, Texas Composers Forum, Humanities Texas, The City of Houston, The Brown Foundation, The Meadows Foundation, Texas Parks & Wildlife, and The Houston Endowment.

Websites featuring the work of Naomi Carrier:

Sam Houston Memorial Museum

Texas Commission on the Arts Tourism Roster

I Am Annie Mae -The Book & The Musical

Black Texas Women

HCR 245 legislation on the Underground Railroad

Response from McMillan/McGraw Hill’s Formal Response To Written Comments

McDougall Littell: Oral Testimony on Celebrating Texas

Southern Association of Episcopal Schools (SAES) eNewsletter

Humanities Texas - Southwest Vistas:  The Border in American History

Texas Underground Railroad conference at Sam Houston State University

 

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