Stories from the People of the Longhouse with Perry Ground

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Join master storyteller & cultural educator Perry Ground for a family-friendly performance of stories from the Haudenosaunee Longhouse.

This Storytelling presentation is filled with traditional Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) legends that have been told for hundreds of years.  These stories teach about the beliefs, customs and history of the Haudenosaunee people. Storyteller Perry Ground will bring the stories to life through vivid descriptions, his rhythmic voice and a VERY active stage presence.  These stories become ‘interactive’ as Perry is known to include audience members in the stories.  Elements of traditional Haudenosaunee lifestyle, pieces of historical information and LOTS of humor are woven into each story.  Discussion about the Haudenosaunee culture and the art of storytelling is also part of this program.  Not just for children, all listeners (young and old), will find this presentation captivating, highly entertaining yet very educational.

Perry Ground is a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy. Perry has been a storyteller and educator for over 25 years and enjoys working with people of all ages to teach about the history & culture of Native Peoples.

Tickets available through April 18 at 5:00pm at Eventbrite.com: Adults: $10 members; $12 non-members  / Youths (18 and under): $6

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
6:30 pm — 7:30 pm (1h)

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