Joseph_Bruchac[1] - Joseph Bruchac Presented by Jeremiah Shrode December 5 2005 Biographical Sketch Born in Saratoga Springs NY Ancestry is Abenaki

Joseph_Bruchac[1] - Joseph Bruchac Presented by Jeremiah...

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Joseph Bruchac Presented by: Jeremiah Shrode December 5, 2005
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Biographical Sketch •Born October 16, 1942 in Saratoga Springs, NY Ancestry is Abenaki, Slovak and English •Grew up in the small town of Greenfield Center, New York in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains Raised by his grandparents •His Grandfather denied his Native American Heritage for fear of discrimination
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Biographical Sketch •As a teenager he sought out information about his Abenaki heritage from the elders in his town B.A. at Cornell University •M.A. in Literature and Creative Writing from Syracuse Ph. D. in Comparative Literature from the Union Institute of Ohio
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Biographical Sketch •Lives with wife, Carol, in same house he was raised in •Founded the Greenfield Review Press •Spends time gardening and being outdoors in the spring •Travels across the country as a professional storyteller for the Native peoples of the Northeaster Woodlands
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Significant Books Between Earth and Sky: Legends of Native American Sacred Places Bowman’s Store: A Journey to Myself The Boy Who Lived with the Bears and Other Iroquois Stories Eagle Song The Earth Under Sky Bear’s Feet: Native American Poems of the Land
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Significant Books
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