Main Topic: Our State
Topic: Native Americans on the Plains
Speaker: Jerome Kills Small
Children Stories, Animal Stories and Traditional Lakota Stories
Kills Small tells children’s stories and animal stories that have been passed down for generations as part of the Lakota and Dakota Sioux traditions. Among the types of stories covered are iktomi (trickster tales) and ohunkanka (old legends). When speaking to adult audiences, Kills Small also analyzes the Native American storytelling tradition.