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African Folktales is a collective of diverse story traditions originating in Africa, originally passed down through generations by word of mouth. These traditional tales told with a new twist, are not only entertaining but serve to teach a lesson as well. Sometimes of a moral value and other times of survival.
 
Stories are a big part of the African culture and growing up in the city of Port-Harcourt, these stories shaped my childhood. Times are different now and these bedtime stories which were passed down through generations are not as popular with children as they once were. This podcast aims to bring these stories to the new generation of African children and introduce everyone else to these wonderful stories from the motherland. The lessons and values learnt from these will never be forgotten. ...
 
Who says you're too old for a good fairy tale? Reading original versions of folktales and fairy tales from around the world every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, The Folktale Project is for everyone who has a love of the mystery that surrounds us and the ways we try to explain it. Theme music is Kirigami by Graham Bole. (freemusicarchive.org/music/Graham_B…_01_-_Kirigami)
 
Fireside Folktales is a collaborative show that takes myths and legends from around the world and breathes life back into them, transforming them into single-season audio fiction performances. Each story is created by a different writer. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Get in touch with us! We’re looking for stories from all over the world, especially myths from regions such as Africa, South Asia, Scandinavia, Russia, South America, and more! Fireside Folktales is here to help you ...
 
Looking for a podcast on Japan's mysterious culture? Try listening to Thersa Matsuura's Uncanny Japan Podcast and experience all that is weird about Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks—and not found anywhere else! Show notes and transcripts available at uncannyjapan.com
 
This show was created to introduce the listener to folktales, myths and legends. The story will be told and the lessons will be extracted and discussed. A poetic license has been taken with each story and some will be told in an adult fashion (for those I will post adult content),so be ready to be shocked, and entertained. We are in a new time and although the wisdom is good I have adjusted some of the stories to fit the time. Here is a link to a worksheet to help you define the tales for yo ...
 
On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. Everything is G rated and safe for all ages. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families. Whether you’re driving with your children or just want to limit your kids’ screen time, Stories Podcast delivers entertainment that kids and parents alike will love.
 
Sleep Tight Stories brings you two calming bedtime stories every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales, folk stories, classic Canadian works, and original stories written by ourselves or guest authors. Each episode is just the right length, safe for kids of all ages, and a perfect addition to your families bedtime routine.
 
Paranormal Distributions is a biweekly podcast about spooky history, creepy legends and scary stories. Every episode features a few new tales from the void, where hosts Cypress and Connor hash out their biggest, darkest, paranormal fears. If you've ever stayed up until 3 a.m. reading terrifying articles on Wikipedia, join the club. We kinda sorta believe. EMAIL US YOUR SPOOKY STORIES.
 
Stories of Scotland is a multi-award-winning Scottish history podcast. Join hosts Jenny and Annie as they unravel the rich tapestry of Scotland’s culture, nature and heritage. Prepared to climb into caves, cairns and chaos, Jenny and Annie travel around Scotland and investigate how stories of the past can help us make sense of modern life. Stories of Scotland celebrates Scottish history through traditional storytelling, archival research, museum objects and wandering in nature. It is recorde ...
 
Muddy Boots wanders where sneakers never will, moving on the back roads through the backwoods and to the forgotten cracks of our imagination. Tune in to hear a patchwork of sound, snippet, and song; field recordings from wherever, the random whimsical, and the rare, and not-so-rare. Learn more at muddybootsradio.org/
 
SKELETON KEYS is a podcast dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of mythology and history in pop culture. Each episode is a skeleton key to unlock a particular artist, film, comic or other popular art through myth and history. Hosts, Torri Yates-Orr is an African American Historian and John Bucher is a Mythologist. Together, they take a look at the people, places, and events happening in culture in order to mine out a deeper meaning, having a ton of fun along the way.
 
Delve is a deep, detailed look at the landscape and culture of specific locations. By shining a light on the history and oral traditions (folk song, oral history, folklore and tale) of a place it seeks to show the breadth of human experience there. Talking to writers, storytellers, musicians, researchers, historians and local interest groups it weaves across the ages and disciplines, pulling in poetry and literature to explore both the past and present. "The history of a nation is not in par ...
 
Still don’t know what you want to be when you grow up? Host Avery Moore Kloss brings you conversations with professionals in every field -- think clown, midwife, camp director -- to learn more about the “How?” and the “Why?” of the careers we choose.
 
Bedtime stories to help you go to sleep. Join Joanne D'Amico from the YT channel "relax for a while" as she reads you a bedtime story with a gentle spoken voice that is restful to the ear and sends you to sleep. If you suffer from insomnia, anxiety or just need help winding down at bedtime, Drift Off Bedtime Stories will help you relax and get a restful night's sleep! Sweet dreamzzz...
 
Mythos & Logos are two ancient words that can be roughly translated as “Story & Meaning. The purpose of this channel is to share the important stories at the foundation of human cultures throughout history. These include mythology, legends, folktales, religious stories, and parables from the dawn of history to the modern day.
 
Join English Storyteller Leo Sofer on a journey that may change the way you see the world around you. Each story, intricately woven, shines with a wisdom rarely found in our modern world. Leo Sofer tells stories which invite his listeners to into a realm of infinite potential. Here life's greatest treasures can be found, and the keys to our deeper happiness and fulfillment lie waiting in store for us. The Journey Home begins here... A new story every week. http://www.luminaia.com/stories
 
Exploring Okinawan culture wtih Tuigwaa-chan (Helen Fukuhara Yamada) through sanshin, odori (dance), and a variety of other aspects such as arts and crafts, language, history, folk tales, foods, and more. Focus will include Okinawan events locally (DC area), other parts of the USA, and hopefully beyond (world-wide). Although this show highlights Okinawan culture, she hopes everyone in some way can benefit from the general perspective of how one searches and identifies with their heritage, ho ...
 
From a ghoulish jail cell of a time gone by. To haunted halls and ghostly cries. Come one come all, come finders and seekers. Come hear the "Creepy Side of NEPA."The "Creepy side of NEPA" is a podcast series that focuses on the haunted history of locations throughout Northeastern and Central PA.Have a spooktacular story you 'd like to share? Contact us at ghost@wnep.com
 
The Black History Buff podcast is a fun and thrilling journey through time. Covering the full historical tapestry of the African Diaspora, you’ll hear tales covering everything from African Samurai to pistol-wielding poets. More than just a podcast, the show is a bridge that links communities throughout the African diaspora and enlightens and empowers its friends. If you'd like to become a friend of the show follow the links on this page https://pod.fan/black-history-buff-podcast You can fin ...
 
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Today in our story 'Sif's Golden Hair, How Loki Wrought Mischief in Asgard' from "Children of Odin" we get to see Loki perform some of his patented mischief for mischief's sake. Support The Folktale Project by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject.By The Folktale Project
 
Today's story is a Maasai story from Kenya and is all about the origin of cattle. This story explains why cattle is so important to the Maasai tribe and how the Dorobos were cursed to wander. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https:…
 
A cautionary folktale from Korea about a young man who discovers that it is not a good idea to hoard stories. (duration 12 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story, a storytelling podcast for kids.(could be a bit scary for little ones - best for ages 7 and up.) If your little listener wants to ask a question or share a drawing inspired by one of…
 
Today I'll read to you, "The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Princess" called Kaguya Hime in Japanese. It's an old tale that some believe talks about otherworldly visitors. Was the Moon Princess an extraterrestrial being? Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other show is The Soothing Stories Podcast. Check out her books including The Carp-Faced…
 
418. We talk to Nathan Rabalais about his new book, Folklore Figures of French and Creole Louisiana. Nathan J. Rabalais examines the impact of Louisiana’s remarkably diverse cultural and ethnic groups on folklore characters and motifs during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Establishing connections between Louisiana and France, West Africa,…
 
421. Part 1 of our interview with Dr. Elista Istre, author of Creoles of South Louisiana: Three Centuries Strong. Elista, an avid traveler with a passion for cultures across the globe, founded Belle Heritage™ to offer consulting expertise and create cultural experiences that inspire individuals and organizations to celebrate the beauty of heritage.…
 
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Thief and Saint is a story about Chet and Amos, two ne'er-do-wells in the wild west. Listen along and learn that your attitude towards those around you can make all the difference, and it's never too late to change your ways. Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on instagram @stori…
 
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When a princess makes a promise to a frog after he retrieves her beloved golden ball from a deep well, she later regrets her promise, but her father, the king, insists that she must keep her word. A fun fairytale that teaches little ones the importance keeping your promises. (duration-12 minutes) An episode from Journey with Story If your little li…
 
👋 Hello friends! Looking for more bedtime stories per week? Subscribe to Sleep Tight Premium and get access to our complete back catalogue of interruption-free bedtime stories, guided meditations, sleep sounds and sleep music. And special shoutouts for the kids! Visit sleeptightpremium.com and start your free trial. Thank you. In today’s story Pete…
 
Economist Daniel Susskind asks what the new wave of high-tech automation means for jobs. He hears from a company leading the way in the development of driverless trucks, and a long-haul truck driver who’s deeply worried about it. If jobs like trucking disappear, many of America’s millions of drivers may be forced into sectors like the service indus…
 
Having trouble falling asleep? Try listening to a soothing bedtime story to help you drift off! Tonight's episode is a Scandinavian fairytale by Miss F. E. Hynam called Little Blue Flower. This lovely tale will take you from the Bohemian Forest all the way to Norway. Will Wulf find a new castle to live in? I sure hope so! Maybe he'll also find the …
 
Today we're sharing a story from our friends at Circle Round, a podcast produced by WBUR Boston's NPR station. You can find Circle Round anywhere you get your podcasts, be sure to check them out and subscribe. Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on instagram @storiespodcast! We'd …
 
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Baba Gonesh takes a break from his duties of International News Correspondent and taps into his wealth of knowledge of Hindu customs and traditions with the first of 3 installments of ‘Baba Wedding’. In this first installment, Baba addresses the #1 asked question submitted to him through our feedback hotline, “What is up with India and the arranged…
 
420. We talk to Fatima Shaik about her new book, Economy Hall: The Hidden History of a Free Black Brotherhood. "With Economy Hall, author Fatima Shaik brings to light the free Black New Orleans brotherhood that supported its community through slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, white terrorism, and the birth of jazz." "Economy Hall is a beautif…
 
We have a very special story for you today, because we have a guest! Scotty Iseri is joining us from The Imagine Neighborhood. Soctty and Amanda together will tell you the story of a boy with a very very long name, and his friend Phoebe. Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story look like, and then tag us in it on inst…
 
In 'How Johnny the Wham Sleeps in Money All the Time and Joe the Wimp Shines and Sees Things' we get a new story from The Potato Face Blind Man, all about two boys who leave their hometown. Support The Folktale Project by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject.By The Folktale Project
 
Explore your creativity at http://skillshare.com/SMTM and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this episode! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/austin_hayden (Austin) https://twitter.com/creamatoria (Raymond) https:…
 
👋 Hello friends! Looking for more bedtime stories per week? Subscribe to Sleep Tight Premium and get access to our complete back catalogue of interruption-free bedtime stories, guided meditations, sleep sounds and sleep music. And special shoutouts for the kids! Visit sleeptightpremium.com and start your free trial. Thank you. A Rainy Day on the La…
 
Today's story shows how the intelligence of Kweku Tsin helped save a lot of people and gave him the powers of the sun. I hope you enjoy this piece of our history. Sit back and Relax, let me take you back to Africa. Want to support the podcast? You can buy me a coffee at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/storiesmthrtold Instagram: @storiesmothertold Blac…
 
In Part 2 of 'How Googler and Gaggler, the Two Christmas Babies, Came Home with Monkey Wrenches' we learn about the war where the Monkey wrenches come from. Support The Folktale Project by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject.By The Folktale Project
 
Technology has complemented our work since the invention of the wheel, but we may finally be approaching a point where automation stands to replace some human jobs entirely. Economist Dr Daniel Susskind explores how automation is affecting work in the United States, from fully automated restaurants to driverless trucks, and hears from the people wh…
 
👋 Hello friends! Looking for more bedtime stories per week? Subscribe to Sleep Tight Premium and get access to our complete back catalogue of interruption-free bedtime stories, guided meditations, sleep sounds and sleep music. And special shoutouts for the kids! Visit sleeptightpremium.com and start your free trial. Thank you. In Chapter 3 Lightfoo…
 
Originally released spring 2018 A Side: Welcome home! I invite y'all to take a trail through the forests and meadows of your mind guided by a plethora of sounds from seventeen years of field recordings I've made at rainbow gatherings around the world. A very peculiar and noteworthy episode, indeed. See you in 5 minutes!!!…
 
Originally released spring 2018 B Side: Welcome home! I invite y'all to take a trail through the forests and meadows of your mind guided by a plethora of sounds from seventeen years of field recordings I've made at rainbow gatherings around the world. A very peculiar and noteworthy episode, indeed. See you in 5 minutes!!!…
 
Enjoy all four of Journey with Story episodes in May, uninterrupted, in one special omnibus edition. E:136 Sweet and Sour Berries E:137 The Fisherman and his Wife E:138 The Magic Drum E:139 How the Tiger Got Its StripesBy Kathleen T. Pelley, audio story podcaster, audio book Scottish storyteller for kids and children's author
 
Today we return to "Rootabaga Pigeons" by Carl Sandburg for two stories over three days, beginning with the tale of two adventurous boys, Googler and Gaggler. Support The Folktale Project by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/join/folktaleproject.By The Folktale Project
 
Annie and Jenny explore spunkie-haunted bogs, the natural phenomenon that has long been regarded in Scottish folklore as a forewarning symbol of danger. In the Highlands, we call them Spunkies, but you may know them as the Will o the Wisps! These are thought to be caused by the spontaneous ignition of gas that has been produced by rotting marsh veg…
 
419. Lamar White returns for our Anniversary episode. We started the Louisiana Anthology in 2012, and the Louisiana Anthology Podcast in 2013. So it's our episode celebrating our 8th Podcast Anniversary and 9th Anthology Anniversary. And what better way to celebrate than bringing back Lamar White to talk about the last year at the Louisiana Antholo…
 
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