First Strawberries

A Cherokee creation myth depicting how eternal the problems between man and woman are – but also shows how those can be overcome

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In most Cherokee versions I have heard or read, the Great Spirit creates huckleberries and then blackberries. As this recording was made at a friend’s garden party (in Germany), I decided to use the fruit we were eating.


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The video clips here are all amateur quality, shot in various theatres.

Their intention is just to show the range of my storytelling and give a flavour of a live performance.

Permission is granted for use in non-commercial educational contexts.

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