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