The Stories

Weekly radio episodes and select featured stories

Gary Quequish (Oji-Cree) Part 1

What the listener should know… Gary recorded this testimony shortly after he was told he only had weeks to live. Regardless of whether the doctor was right or not,...

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Sam Herman (Cup’ik) Part 2

“Ten horse is not fast enough for going, 22 foot long wooden boat”, Sam said as he recalled the moments after his side had been laid open by a...

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Sam Herman (Cup’ik) Part 1

I born Cup’ik, real Eskimo. I didn’t born in the spring but I born at grass. No, no spring brat. Sod house, and my blanket is all those grasses...

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Fred Evans (Cree)

Have you ever been so close to death that only the hand of someone else could save you? That’s what happened to Fred. In a drunken state, he stumbled...

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Charlotte Evans (Saulteaux)

Life at home was not what Charlotte wanted. The alcohol made it difficult for her to be there. So she ran away looking for something better. She hoped that...

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The Shepherd’s Song – Psalm 23

In times like these… we all need a Shepherd These are challenging days across Native North America and throughout the world. For many First Nations and Native American communities,...

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Lawrence Alfred (Navajo) Part 3

“He said to me, ‘You’re running away from something. I sense that you are married and you’re running around with these ladies.’ I didn’t have the ability to tell...

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Lawrence Alfred (Navajo) Part 2

The medicine man told Lawrence that someone had witched him. They wanted him to leave his wife and family, and eventually kill himself. But even after dealing with this...

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Lawrence Alfred (Navajo) Part 1

Lawrence was raised on the Navajo reservation in Tuba City, Arizona. He has seen a lot of changes over the years, from dirt roads to paved roads… from horse-drawn...

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The Storyteller Covid-19 Special

These are challenging days across Native North America and throughout the world. For many First Nations and Native American communities, the prospect of contracting Covid-19 is frightening. Underlying health...

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