Legends

Series produced by Native Voice One

Caption: Elbert TwoPonies
Elbert TwoPonies 

Legends is a storytelling show. It features stories from various Native American Nations/Tribes, hosted by storyteller Elbert TwoPonies. The stories are entertaining and give explanations for how things came to be.

Today, there is a need for stories that speak to us. It is hoped that the listener will hold one or more of these stories in his or her heart and mind and tell it to others. A meaningful story becomes a personal friend, something that speaks to one in times of trouble and helps you get through a difficult day. These stories entertain us and can help us in life, regardless of our heritage.

Each story is there to help all of us that are willing to listen; tell the story and pass it on to someone else.

Elbert Dee Walston TwoPonies (Cherokee, Comanche) was born in Slaton, Texas in 1951. In 1972 he was taught how to tell stories in the Native American tradition by John TwoPonies, a Northern Cheyenne man who was living on the Dine' Reservation in Arizona. Elbert TwoPonies realized that the stories are very entertaining, but also have lessons, instructions on how to live and how things came to be.

In 1997 Elbert TwoPonies began telling stories on his internet radio station in hopes of giving the stories to a larger audience. He tells stories from different nations that he believes will help the listeners. It is his hope that when people listen to the stories, one or more of those stories will speak to them and that people will learn the stories, tell them to others, and pass them on. The retelling of the stories will keep them alive. Hide full description

Today, there is a need for stories that speak to us. It is hoped that the listener will hold one or more of these stories in his or her heart and mind and tell it to others. A meaningful story becomes a personal friend, something that speaks to one in times of trouble and helps you get through a difficult day. These stories entertain us and can help us in life, regardless of our heritage. Each story is there to help all of us that are willing to listen; tell the story and pass it on to someone else.Elbert Dee Walston TwoPonies (Cherokee, Comanche) was born in Slaton, Texas in 1951. In 1972 he was taught how to tell stories in the Native American tradition by John TwoPonies, a Northern Cheyenne man who was living on the Dine' Reservation in Arizona. Elbert TwoPonies realized that the... Show full description


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Caption: Elbert TwoPonies
"Star Stories" is the second episode in the Legends storytelling series.

Bought by KMUN, KRZA, KMUD, KKWE Niijii Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Elbert TwoPonies
"Stories from Native America" is the first episode in the Legends storytelling series.

Bought by KMUN, KMXT, KUMD, KWIS 88.3 FM, WGDR and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2009
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 9