The Formation of Spellbinders Oral Storytellers of Larimer County in 2004

One day in late 2003, Nora Heaton called Dora Hildebrand to ask if she would be interested in co-founding a Spellbinders Chapter in Fort Collins. Dora threw caution to the wind, and said, “Yes.” Even though they had performed together telling stories with Northern Colorado Storytellers, neither one of them had a clue what they […]

The birth of the Peekskill, New York Chapter was a miracle! The desire to be a storyteller compelled me to attend the NSN National Storytelling Conference in Chicago in Summer, 2003. Impressed by the dedication, numbers and diversity of the storytellers and story lovers, the friendly welcome of the attendees, the endless workshop possibilities and […]

Several of us attended the University of Kentucky’s Summer Series on Aging in 2001 and heard Germaine present on Spellbinders. What an idea! So three of us Fran Morris of Jewish Family Services, Pat Davis of the Lexington Senior Center and me, Beth Mills – decided to start a Chapter. In 2002, we received a […]

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Silver Well

A tale from Haryana in Northern India

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There once lived a cunning and crafty man in a small village. He always used to make money through deceit. “Why should I work when I have the ability to deceive others!” he would think. One day, the cunning man went to a foolish farmer and said, “I have a huge property that I am […]

Silver Hoof

A tale from Russia

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A long time ago, there was an old widowed hunter named Kokovanya. He was lonely so he adopted Daryonka, a poor little orphan girl. When he took Daryonka into his home with him, he also let her bring her scrawny kitten. Kokovanya, Daryonka, and the kitten were not rich but they had a good life. […]

Tough, Smart, and the Water Jug

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Tricksters Tricking Tricksters

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Martha and the Meadowlark

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