Smithsonian Features Native Storyteller Virtual Series

Since the pandemic has forced the cancellation of the 2021 Annual Evening of Storytelling at UW-Madison, we encourage you to instead engage with this Storytelling event hosted by the Smithsonian. The virtual series features a Native Storyteller each week and full details can be found below.

The Art of Storytelling On demand February 6–28

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Native American storytellers use the oral tradition to teach life lessons, tribal histories, and the nuance of languages. Such stories are an essential tool in passing knowledge from one generation to the next.

Experience storytelling with

Feb. 6-28: Robert Lewis (Cherokee Nation)
Feb. 13-28: Moses Goods (Native Hawaiian)
Feb. 20-28: Gene Tagaban (Tlingit)
Feb. 27 & 28: Kevin Noble Maillard (Mekusukey Band of the Seminole Nation)

This program is pre-recorded and available on demand in February, and is made possible by the generous support of Con Edison.