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DRAWING Little People

Watching Over Us


The Oneida oral tradition is filled with wonderful tales from our Elders which knit generations together through stories. Whether scary, interesting, or amusing, these stories strengthen bonds between people in a community.

From the seemingly mundane to the overly dramatic, storytellers have their own style, reflected in their words, the pace of their stories, and the drama they infuse in every description.

As the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, and as crisp breezes take the last autumn leaves off the trees, we revisit some of the more peculiar -- and timely -- tales.
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