Johnny Moses: Storytelling Photo/Foto: HIDVL
  • Title: Johnny Moses: Children's Stories
  • Alternate Title: Johnny Moses: Stories for Adults
  • Holdings: video (HIDVL)
  • Duration: 00:54:34/01:43:37
  • Language: English
  • Date: 20 Apr 1996
  • Location: Performed at The American Indian Community House, New York City,
  • Type-Format: performance
  • Cast: Johnny Moses, storyteller
  • Credits: American Indian Community House, producer

Johnny Moses: Storytelling

Storytelling remains a strong force in Native American life. Johnny Moses (Tulalip) (, was raised in the remote Nuu-chah-nulth village of Ohiat on the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada. He is a master storyteller, oral historian and traditional healer and shares his knowledge through storytelling, lectures and workshops. Moses, whose Indian name is (Walking Medicine Robe), is fluent in eight Native languages and is a traveling ambassador for the northwest coast cultures.

The featured videos include documentation of Johnny Moses during an afternoon spent telling children's stories to youngsters in the AICH community as well as the evening of stories for adults. His stories are from several different tribes and relay messages that have informed the lives of Native people for hundreds of years.

See both the children and adult storytelling videos below.


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