Baby with the Big Mouth, told by Bob Petersen, (Yup’ik). This story follows a couple who wish to have a newborn after numerous times of failure. After they encounter a shaman, their wish is granted, but at a cost.
The Storyteller is a series of ten stories and folktales revived from the audio archives at KNBA in Anchorage, Alaska, as well as new stories from today’s Alaska Native culture bearers. The traditional stories provide cultural memories and lessons we can use in everyday life. The series is hosted by Canaar, the spirit that has arrived. Follow along as Canaar presents life lessons and cultural values that have been carried for generations by Alaska’s original people. This is the Storyteller.