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Creation and Deeptime Stories

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These narratives have been passed down from generation to generation; they help define and guide a culture's identity.

Wôbanakiak: Amiskwôlowôkoiak – the People of the Beaver-tail Hill (duration: 5:26 minutes)

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Read: Explanation: The Geology and Cultural History of the Beaver Hill Story

Wendat: The Heritage of the Circle

In French: (duration: 2:53 minutes)
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Read: Text Transcript of story in French

In English: (duration: 3:09 minutes)
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Kanienkehaka: Story of Creation (duration: 14:36 minutes)

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