Esther Dances 1
Esther describes the happy playing of music, singing, and dancing and the development of songs to reflect life as well as dancing to win competitions and other ways to be happy.
Esther Teachings 2
Esther describes going to a friendship feast with her mother and the importance of gratitude, prayers, and the foods created by the women of the community.
Esther Teachings 3
Esther says she asked a lot of questions as a child and her mother would teach her but not always as some things wouldn’t have any use for her.
Esther Language 1
Esther describes the importance of keeping her language and not to give up – like the lessons from her grandparents.
Esther Teachings 1
Esther describes learning to use herbal medicines for healing and the women who shared their knowledge in the community and experiences when medicines were used to cure ailments.
Esther Storytelling 3
Esther shares a Wesakechak story about why the prairie chicken doesn’t fly.
Esther Supporting 2
Esther describes a second husband who helped bring up her kids and with whom she shared the jobs of trapping, stretching hides, and selling pelts. She relays a story about a pelt tearing and sewing […]