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Storyteller Robert Lewis
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Length: 11:41

In November 2008, Robert Lewis, lead village interpreter for the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tallequah, Oklahoma, gave a thrilling storytelling performance to over 400 people at the SIUC Student Center during Native American Heritage Month. Jak Tichenor talked with Lewis in WSIU TV's studios about the origins of traditional Cherokee creation stories, the important role they play in conveying the values of his people, and how Lewis -- trained as an artist -- got started as a storyteller.

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Link To video segment: Episode: 415