Dawnland StoryFest, New Hampshire’s annual Indigenous storytelling festival, will be hosted virtually this year via Zoom by Strawbery Banke in connection with the Museum’s permanent “People of the Dawnland” exhibit.
This daylong virtual festival features a keynote address by Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, co-founder of the Yukon International Storytelling Festival, as well as talks by traditional Native American storytellers from New England and Canada. Additionally, participants are invited to engage in breakout room conversations, Q&A segments, and a Swapping Grounds story-sharing session facilitated by Jonathan Cummings.
The 2021 Dawnland StoryFest is dedicated to the memory, life, and work of Wolf Song. Free to attend, with a suggested donation of $10. Preregistration is required.
Dawnland StoryFest is hosted by Strawbery Banke in connection with the Museum’s permanent “People of the Dawnland” exhibit. This daylong event at the museum features storytelling “concerts” or performances by five experienced Indigenous storytellers as well as a keynote address. The 2022 Keynote Speaker is Gayle Ross (Cherokee). Her storytelling concert and keynote will also be broadcast on Zoom for virtual attendees. Additionally, attendees are invited to attend a “Swapping Grounds” story-sharing session to share a prepared traditional Native American lesson story—or just to listen.
Free with suggested donation of $10.
For more information about Dawnland StoryFest, please visit The Strawbery Banke Museum website. Registration will be available soon.