Straighten Up and Fly Right (African American) Buzzard tries to play a trick on the other animals. And he gets what’s coming to him. This story is retold by Minnesota Storyteller Nothando Zulu. … Continue reading →
A baker gets angry when he sees a woman smelling the great smells from his bakery, so he takes her to court in this Afro-Centric retelling of a folktale from Arabia, Japan, Peru, Eastern Europe and many other regions. Minnesota Storyteller Auntie Beverly (Beverly Cottman) performs the tale.
Dog and Cat used to be the best of friends, until they agree to pool their money for a very special purchase. Find out what happens next in this tandem telling of an African American Folktale. … Continue reading →
When a baby eagle ends up in a chicken coop, he naturally thinks that he must be a chicken. But soon it is clear that he is not like the other birds, and he needs to find his own path. … Continue reading →
The animals are hungry and Tiger won’t let anyone eat the pears on “his” pear tree. Will Rabbit find a way to trick Tiger and get food for his friends. Find out by watching this African American Folktale. … Continue reading →