Sky Tellers, the Magic, and the Mysteries of the Universe

Explore the mysteries of our Universe with Sky Tellers! Ten Native American myths and legends investigated the reason for day and Night, why we have seasons, the origin of the stars and other wondrous phenomena of our night sky. Each narrative was accompanied by the story that scientists tell today. The funding to support disseminating these materials has ended. However, you can hear two of the stories here:

  Listen to One Constellation Story
  Listen to the Creation Story


Also see The Vanishing Sun: Eclipse Tales from Around the World
These multi-cultural eclipse folktales were recorded for a variety of ages and audiences by professional storytellers Cassandra Wye and Fran Stallings at the request of the Lunar and Planetary Institute.  Support for the eclipse stories was provided by the Institute for Science Exploration Targets at Southwest Research Institute.

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