Thomas Doty – Storyteller

Experience Stories – Listen & Read!

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Updated 4/20/2017  |  Refresh

Sun and Stories Come into the World Together

A traditional native story. After the failed efforts of several pompous critters, sunlight and stories are brought to the people by one who believes in the power of his dreams. (7:29)

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The Woman Loved Trees

In this original native story, a woodcarver comes to terms with the loss of his wife. (3:31)

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Featured Writing

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The Featured Writing page has links to a selection traditional native stories, original stories, essays, prose poems ... and more! Included are two stories in Spanish. Check back often for new titles!

A Native View

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A Native View is a collection of one-paragraph essays that focus on topics in native culture. They make great discussion-starters in the classroom ... and beyond.

The Story Lodge

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The Story Lodge is Thomas Doty's Collected Works, and includes his native writing from the early 1980s to the present. This project-in-progress is organized as an Old Time storytelling that circles through the seasons. Have a peek!

Book & Audiobook

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Doty Meets Coyote is a book and eight-hour audiobook from Blackstone Publishing, and includes 40 traditional and original native stories as told by Thomas Doty.