Helaing Stories SIG

A Hungry Princess

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING A Hungry Princess © Srebrenka Peregrin Writing This Story In 2012, as a result of walking away from a high-demand religious community, I went through a number of traumatic experiences that included bullying and isolation from those I loved. These events hurled me into a clinical depression …

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Storytelling, Movement and Drama with Children

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING Storytelling, Movement and Drama with Children © Sue Proctor Over many years of telling stories, I have discovered the healing value of imaginative play by using oral storytelling as a platform for exploring movement and drama with children. In storytelling for children, the teller has an opportunity …

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Stuck In History

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING Stuck In History © Donna Jacobs Sife This month is a busy one for storytellers in Sydney. Being Book Week, or more accurately Book Month, I am scheduled for scores of performances in schools. As always, I will be telling stories from many different traditions. The one …

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Putting Down the Burning Coal

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING Putting Down the Burning Coal: Transforming Resentments Into Forgiveness Through Story © Elisa Pearmain ‘Harboring resentment is like holding a burning coal that you wish to throw at your enemy, but instead you are the one who is burned.’ The Buddha There is a story about a …

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A Chelm Story

DIVING IN THE MOON HONORING STORY, FACILITATING HEALING A Chelm Story © Dan Yashinsky Shlemiel woke up one day and looked around his little house. The kids were busy playing video games. His wife was already starting to scold him for being lazy. The dog had peed – again – on the kitchen floor. Enough …

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Changing Skins: Folktales about Gender, Identity and Humanity

Selected Bibliography for the Show Compiled by Milbre Burch, PhD www.kindcrone.com   Folktales Told in Changing Skins Boas, Franz. “Coyote, Fox, and Panther” in Memoirs of the American Folk-lore Society, Volume 11. Lancaster, PA: American Folklore Society, 1917 (pp. 75-76). Braid, Donald. “The Lad and the Black Laird” in Scottish Traveller Tales: Lives Shaped through …

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Vasilissa, The Priest’s Daughter or Vasilisa Poponov

Summary: “Vasilissa, the Priest’s Daughter,” is in the Afanase’ev collection. The title character is not at all interested in “womanish” things. She has dressed in male clothes since childhood, goes hunting with the guys and calls herself Vasily Vasilyevich, which means Basil, son of Basil. The tsar hears a rumor that this guy is a …

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