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Jenni Cargill-Strong
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  • Mullumbimby, New South Wales
  • Australia
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Why Storytelling in Education?

Storytelling has almost endless applications. Millions of people worldwide are rediscovering its power. They are also creatively adapting it for modern needs: in education, business, health and social welfare. Internationally there are storytelling organisations, celebrations like World Storytelling Day, festivals, conferences,…See More
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Unboxing StoryPlay Cards (Storytelling Game)

"Great Sean- Have you played the story games with them yet- I saw the other clip with you playing snap. Wonder how they work to start story ideas with kids or if they'd work in a classroom?"
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Jenni Cargill-Strong replied to Dianne de Las Casas, Founder's discussion Compiling a Resource List of Storytellers on Facebook and Twitter
"Good on you for getting this happening Dianne! W: www.storytree.com.au F: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Story-Tree-Company-Australia T: jenstorytree Many thanks, Jenni Cargill-Strong Byron Bay, Australia"
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"Hey Jenni, Sorry for the late response! We've been in retreat mode and actually trying to avoid too much time on the internet "black hole". Hope all is well. Enjoyed meeting you in Hawaii last year too! Hope all is well with you and…"
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"Hi Jenni, Noticed your smiling face in Int'l Storyteller and had to send my Best Wishes. It will be a year this July since we told together in Honolulu. Do tell me what you're up to - I still tell weekly in school, with a festival (or…"
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Why Storytelling in Education?

Storytelling has almost endless applications. Millions of people worldwide are rediscovering its power. They are also creatively adapting it for modern needs: in education, business, health and social welfare.

 

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At 12:42pm on July 27, 2010, Eth-Noh-Tec said…
Hey Jenni, Sorry for the late response! We've been in retreat mode and actually trying to avoid too much time on the internet "black hole". Hope all is well. Enjoyed meeting you in Hawaii last year too! Hope all is well with you and storytelling. Keep in touch and give us updates from time to time about your storytelling events.

We are currently looking for storytellers, musicians, and dancers and other artists to join our storytelling delegation to China (in Sept 10-26, 2010) .... wanna go? ( www.ethnohtec.org/tours) Think about it... it's a life-changing experience that will open you world view about the Art of Storytelling. Please write back/ become a "Fan" of Eth-Noh-Tec. We'd enjoy hearing from you and your life of storytelling!
At 10:10pm on April 11, 2010, Carlos Xavier said…
Hi Jenni, Noticed your smiling face in Int'l Storyteller and had to send my Best Wishes. It will be a year this July since we told together in Honolulu. Do tell me what you're up to - I still tell weekly in school, with a festival (or two...) in the next months.

Carlos
"Fable and Flute"
At 8:50pm on January 3, 2010, Reisa Stone said…
Ooops, I should use the North American term for Yeti. It's Bigfoot. Each nation here has a different name for him. Apparently "Sasquatch" was made up by a white journalist!
At 8:46pm on January 3, 2010, Reisa Stone said…
Oh yeah, comments disappear if you hit the wrong button. Which I often do ;-D

I grew up on Baba Yaga tales, being as that she is of Ukrainian origin. I'd have to dig up my Estes book, but I believe she attributes these tales to the Russians. Wrong. The Russians weren't a people long enough for this mythology to have developed. BY is an indigenous Ukrainian character. My own Baba (grandma) used BY to warn me to not enter dangerous places. As scary creatures are employed in most cultures! I was also taught to honour her wildness and self-determination in protecting myself as a female.

I was fascinated to find a similar character when I moved to British Columbia. The Salish and Haida people, as well as others, have a female "monster-goddess" named Tzinokqua. She is the wild woman of the woods: a cannibal, a shrieker and the guardian of wealth. Our BC Yeti is similar, but for some reason, always described as male.

I would LOVE to work through the nine tasks and make a Vasalisa doll. At our Vancouver Hallowe'en parade, I was the crow guardian for a 12 foot tall Vasalisa puppet. It felt incomplete, as Baba Yaga was not represented. We did, however, make bird puppets in black, red and white.

Have you had interesting things happen in your life as a direct result of teaching that workshop? That's some powerful mojo, girlfriend!
At 1:50am on November 30, 2009, Reisa Stone said…
Hi Jenni,

What an enviable career you have. I was interested to see your workshop, Myth, metaphor and chewing the intellectual fat.

I rewrote the ancient Ukrainian tale of Cinderella with Beauty and the Beast (whose origins I don't know). In the Ukrainian version, Cinderella actually takes Persephone's underworld journey.

I love that you are helping others to take this kind of journey into myth and story. I hope to hear you tell one day.
At 9:35am on November 16, 2009, Monica Ladd said…
Your work is amazing and you deserve all the praise you receive and more. I love the Mermaid's Shoes. Thank You for sharing your special gift.

Monica Ladd
Storytainer
At 7:43pm on October 15, 2009, Rebecca L. Buscemi said…
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