Wisconsin Historical Society celebrates with Ojibwe storytellers (virtual)

01/24/2022 9:46 am

The FSPA Truth and Healing Team is helping to spread the word about the upcoming Indigenous Storytelling Series, Tuesday evenings starting Jan. 25 and ending Feb. 15. Register for one, two, three or all four! 

The Wisconsin Historical Society is celebrating by featuring Ojibwe storytellers in a four-part virtual series every Tuesday evening from Jan. 25-Feb. 15, 2022.

Jan. 25: Michael Laughing Fox Charette
Michael Laughing Fox Charette, a member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (located in Northern Wisconsin), engages and delights diverse audiences with poetry, flute, drum, and storytelling performances that weave Indigenous teachings into a modern day context. His strong respect for all cultures resonates in his performances.

Feb. 1: Edith Leoso
Edith Leoso is a Bad River Tribal member working as the Tribal Historic Presevation Officer since 2005. She has been a discussant and presenter on tribal historic preservation for a variety of audiences on a local, regional, national, and international level.

Feb. 8: Biskakone Greg Johnson
Biskakone Greg Johnson is a proud member of the Lac du Flambeau band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. He is a devoted partner and father to four beautiful children. Greg is a teacher, both in the school system and community. 

Feb. 15: Leon Valliere "Ozaawaagosh"
Leon C. Valliere, also known as Ozaawaagosh, is a recognized elder and ceremonial leader who currently serves the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians as director of the Ojibwe Language Program. Teaching in the Lac du Flambeau Public School, Lakeland Union High School, and Lac du Flambeau community, Mr. Valliere serves students of all ages.

Visit Indigenous Storytelling Series for more information and to register for each event.

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