The river knows best: It nourishes and guides, warns and welcomes. In Cherokee culture, river rituals and lore protect the mind, body, and spirit.
Ramblin’ Man: Oracle at Beech Mountain
A writer returns to the cabin where the patriarch of storytelling changed his life.
Tall Tales in a Small Town
Professional orators and eager listeners gather in Laurinburg for a festival that honors the storytelling tradition.
Tales From A Free-Range Childhood by Donald Davis
Folksy storyteller Donald Davis doesn’t take a position on the parenting debates raging in America’s neighborhoods. But depending on your . . .
Jonathan Robinson, Ernest Davis, and Margaret Willis have spent their lives on North Carolina sounds. In their own words, they share stories that reveal a spirit that endures in spite of change.
The Narrator’s Arc
Few people enjoy hearing a good story more than Jeff Polish. But when the Chapel Hill resident created The Monti, a live storytelling venue for amateurs, he had no idea how much he would learn just by listening to himself.