Native American Storytelling

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Lecture Topic: Reading: Understanding circular philosophy Speaking: Evoking the feeling Listening: Feeling the experience Analogies are stronger, thinks in terms of pictures Speeches of metaphors and comparisons, fluttering heart to a frog in a muddy pool, pictorial or magical Different songs for war, peace, planting, mourning, hate Calendar Stick Reading and Listening to a Story (Not just repeating a first hand account) 1838, the warring tribe and the Pima Hieroglyphic symbolism What is the talking stick Enthusiasm, engaging, detailed, ethnography from oral stories Stories keep culture alive A good story can project conection between past present and future Hablador, Mario Vargas Llosa. Amazonian people of Peru, Machinguenga sSaul becomes a storyteller What are the qualities of a good storyteller? 1756-1830 Sagoyewatha "He is Prepared" The One Who Keeps Them Awake/Alive Like the howls of wolves keeps human beings alive
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course ANT 203 taught by Professor Cherney during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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