American Indian Collaborative Storytelling

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American Indian Collaborative Storytelling

Wed., Mar 20, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102

Hear Native American stories from storytellers Virgil Mountain and Hope Flanagan in an event presented by the Department of Transportation's Office of Equity and Diversity

Hope Flanagan is from the turtle clan at the Tonawanda Reservation near Niagara Falls in western New York. She currently works at Dream of Wild Health where she teaches the traditional uses of plants and Ojibwe language/teachings. Prior to that, she taught in an Ojibwe immersion classroom for 10 years. These stories were given to her by Ona Kingbird from Ponemah in a public gathering and were entrusted to her to share every winter. She currently receives teachings from Ogimaagwanebiik from Red Gut, Ontario.

Virgil Mountain, native name, “Buffalo Warrior,” is a Dakota/Ojibwe descendant from Redwood Falls, and he is the great-great-great-grandson of Walks Under Sacred Stone, Little Crow’s war chief during the US-Dakota War of 1862. He is a community spiritual and cultural leader and consultant as well as navigator for the American Indian Community Development Corporation in the Minneapolis area.

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