• The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee

  • By: Barbara R. Duncan
  • Narrated by: Barbara R. Duncan
  • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (32 ratings)

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The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee

By: Barbara R. Duncan
Narrated by: Barbara R. Duncan
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Cherokee people have lived in the Great Smoky Mountains for thousands of years. During all this time, they have told stories to each other to explain how things came to be, to pass on lessons about life, and to describe the mountains, animals, plants, and spirits around them. The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee collects 26 stories that are great for kids and are still being told by storytellers today.

©2008 The University of North Carolina Press (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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I loved this book. the narrator was wonderful, it was like listening to my grandmother tell me story's. it brings me closer to my people and heritage. and fostered great love in my heart.

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This had a lot of the stories I grew up with, and it was great to hear them again.