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Stories and Teachings

A favorite traditional  story about bravery, loyalty and adventure - where some brave children step up, conquer their fears and save their people.

Okwarikowa - the Great Monster Bear

A beautiful tale about the hermit thrush, its lovely song, and some  important lessons it learned in getting that song.

Okwarikowa - the Great Monster Bear

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Okwarikowa - the Great Monster Bear

A favorite traditional story about bravery, loyalty, and adventure - where some brave children step up, conquer their fears and save their people.

Okwarikowa - the Great Monster Bear

Behind the scenes in a traditional Haudenosaunee village - some mischievous plans by man's best friends go hilariously awry.

Okwarikowa - the Great Monster Bear

Hold for a future video....

Okwarikowa - the Great Monster Bear

Stories and Teachings

Stories and Teachings

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The Story of the Strawberry

Mohawk storyteller Kay Olan describes the significance of the Strawberry in Mohawk culture.  One of four traditional stories by Kay, recorded by Katsitsionni Fox for Kanatsiohareke's annual Strawberry Festival, June  2021.

How the Birds got their Songs

A beautiful tale about the hermit thrush, its lovely song, and some  important lessons it learned in getting that song.

The Tale of the Village Dogs

Behind the scenes in a traditional Haudenosaunee village - some mischievous plans by man's best friends go hilariously awry.

The Rabbit Dance

 

The story behind a classic Mohawk social dance... (Kay Olan, recorded by Raienkonnis Edwards, October 2022)

Okwarikowa - The Great Monster Bear

 

A favorite traditional story about bravery, loyalty, and adventure - where some brave children step up, conquer their fears and save their people.

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