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Storyteller Robert Lewis

Special | 27m 28s

Cherokee storyteller Robert Lewis shares ancient creation myths and other stories that he has collected from the rich oral traditions of our native peoples. During a visit to Southern Illinois, Lewis gained new insights of his own into a story that is deeply personal to the Cherokee people who were forced out of their ancestral homelands on what is now called the Trail of Tears.

Aired: 11/19/10

Rating: NR

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