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A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw

Across the eastern United States and Canada there are over 10,000 sacred mounds. Choctaw traditions link their mounds with their ancestors, corn, and the sky. One story tells of two hunters who feed a poor woman. She turns out to have magical powers and rewards the hunters and their people with corn.

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November 27, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Haudenosaunee’s Legendary Founding

The Hiawatha wampum belt tells the story of the Haudenosaunee’s legendary founding and wampum’s power to heal. It tells of a warrior named Hiawatha who meets a prophet known as the Peacemaker. Together, with the help of Jigonsaseh, the first Clan Mother, they bring an end to war and create America’s first democracy.

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November 26, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

NATIVE AMERICA: Hopi Origin Story

Many Native American peoples share a belief that they emerged from the earth. For the Hopi and other Pueblo peoples, after they emerge they meet the caretaker of the earth who instructs them to honor Mother Earth by taking care of her. They are instructed to walk to the world’s farthest corners, to learn the earth with their feet and to find their Center Place.

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November 25, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Stone Mother

The Great Stone Mother

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November 19, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Friends


by Helme Heine

Charlie Rooster, Johnny Mouse, and Percy the pig are the best of friends. They do “everything” together. They ride their bike together, play games together, and even do their chores together. Because that’s what good friends do. When night falls, though, and it’s time to go to bed, they learn that sometimes friends have to be apart. But that’s okay, because true friends always find each other, even if it’s just in their dreams.

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April 6, 2018 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Stories within Stories

Stories within Stories: From the Jewish Oral Tradition

by Peninnah Schram

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September 19, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Night before Christmas

10 CLASSIC CHRISTMAS STORIES
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December 23, 2016 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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