First Strawberries

(complete tale, 4 min)

This Cherokee creation myth depicts how eternal the problems between man and woman are - but also shows how those can be overcome.

In most Cherokee versions I have heard or read the Great Spirit creates huckleberries and then blackberries. As this recording was made at a friend's garden party (in Germany), I spontaneously used the fruit we were eating.


The video clips here are all amateur quality, shot in various theatres.
Their intention is just to show the range of my storytelling and give a flavour of a live performance.
Permission is granted for use in non-commercial educational contexts.
The videos are © Richard Martin.
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