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Native American Stories of the Northeast with Ndakkina

June 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


We are pleased to host two storytelling sessions with the Ndakinna Education Center. Through the telling of Native legends people of all ages can be taught valuable lessons and be amused at the same time. These legends, combined with traditional drum songs and explanation of various native philosophies and the traditions they contain, can help give people a better understanding of native culture. They also offer refreshing new perspectives of our relationship with each other and the rest of creation. This program will appeal to all ages.



Joseph Bruchac is the executive director of the Ndakinna Center. He lives in the Adirondack mountain foothills town of Greenfield Center, New York, in the same house where his maternal grandparents raised him. Much of his writing draws on that land and his Abenaki ancestry. He holds a B.A. from Cornell University, an M.A. in Literature and Creative Writing from Syracuse and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the Union Institute of Ohio. He is the founder and Co-Director of the Greenfield Review Literary Center from which The Ndakinna Education Center evolved. For more information, please visit Joe’s website, www.josephbruchac.com.




June 9, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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