Performances: Available Virtual or Live
Haudenosaunee Tales & Legends
Using a wrap-around scenario of a typical Winter’s day for the “People of the Longhouse” Howard recreates the context in which the stories were told. Drawing from the rich resources of our local traditional stories, he acquaints the listeners with the tales told by the old ones around the central fire.
Grades 4 & 7, 45 minutes
Ghost Stories from around the World
Everyone loves a spooky tale. Here are stories from the Haudenosaunee, Japan, China, Austria etc. plus many from his fertile imagination. All are sure to entertain. Depending on the age of the audience, they range from humorous, suspenseful to downright chilling.
All ages, 45 minutes
Having worked at the Office for the Aging and seven years of caretaking, Howard holds a warm spot in his heart for our Elders. They are the generation that was brought up hearing stories on the radio and around the campfire. This session offers a variety of stories that can range from personal tales, historical stories and folklore.
Senior Life, 45 minutes
Create A Program
Howard will customize a program or workshop on any theme. Working with you to create a storytelling session that fits your unique needs. Past programs have included themes such as the Revolutionary War, Civil War, Tales from Desert cultures and Trickster tales.
45 - 60 minutes
With small groups of 10 - 12 students or adults who wish to learn the art of Storytelling. Students learn how to improve their skills in sharing their stories
30 - 45 minutes
Students & adults learn the art of Storytelling. Attendees improve their own techniques and skills in sharing their stories by practicing how to breathe, stand/move and speak in front of an audience.
Grades 2 thru Adult, 45 - 60 minutes
“Mr. Edmond’s storytelling both entertains and educates....he instructs students in the lost art of storytelling and inspires them to share their new found talent. We look forward to his annual Fall visit.”
Mary Jo Dussault (former) teacher, 7th Grade teacher, Livonia Junior High