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Spirit of the Water

As told by Saoirse Hayes Hooper
Montgomery County, New York

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The human relationship with water goes well beyond survival and informs spiritual connections in nature. Saoirse Hayes Hooper interviews New York state residents including singer and activist Bethany Yarrow, Kawennahawi/Charlene White of the Mohawk Nation Turtle Clan, Tom Cook of the Mohawk Nation Wolf Clan, and Brenda LeForme/Odasigo of the Onandaga Nation Beaver Clan. This story was produced for Stories: YES and supported through a collaboration with New York Folklore Society and Schoharie River Center.

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