Storyteller Gil Payette
Gil has been telling Native American folklore for over ten years. His
introduction to storytelling was in the southwest at Tucson, Arizona.
He often travels with a six-foot story stick and has Native American
flute music as background to his tellings. Gil has been recorded on
CDs; Now You Will Know My Words Are True and Story Shaman. He has
printed a storytelling workbook and story calendars which he has
Gil has performed at numerous venues to include: US Forest Service /
Sabino Canyon Recreational Area, Canyon Ranch Resort,
Western National Parks Association and Arizona Historical Society to
mention a few. He has been associated with festivals, historical sites,
library and school humanities programs.
Audiences: Children, Adult, Group, Family and Seniors
Programs: Retelling Native American Folk Tales, Keynote [Powerpoint
type] Slide Presentations about Animal Spirits, Bison - Traditional
Uses of the Buffalo, Indian Lodges, Sticks & Weapons, Many Moons,
Tribes of Arizona and such, Lecture Programs on Storytelling to
include S.T.O.R.I.E.S. - A Practical Guide To Storytelling [Stories,
Types, Ownership, Rehearsal, Instincts, Enjoyment & Showmanship].