Stories of the First Peoples of Michigan

During the week of Storyfest, and in honor of Native American History Month, we’re excited to present a collection of traditional tales, music and songs of the First Nation people who have called the Great Lakes Region their home, performed by storyteller Genot Picor.


You can enjoy this collection of stories until November 20:

How the Earth was Created on Turtle’s Back

The Story of Dog and Wolf

How Hummingbird Saved the Pond

The Legend of the Sleeping Bear Dunes

Pow Wow Song

Rabbit’s Potlatch Thanksgiving Dinner 

Land of the Silver Birch

Legend of the Three Sisters  


This progam is part of Storyfest, a weeklong celebration of Storytelling. Learn more about the full line up of Storyfest events here.

Native American Tales & Crafts

Join us as we celebrate Native American History Month! Teresa Renfer will share traditional Native American stories and teach us how to make corn husk dolls.

Henrietta Branch: October 18, 5:30 PM (Call 517-769-6537 to register)

Grass Lake Branch: October 20, 5:30 PM (Call 517-522-8211 to register)

Dream Catcher Craft

Create your own dream catcher in honor of Native American History Month. All materials provided.

Grass Lake Branch: November 14, 5 PM (Call 517-522-8211 to register)

Henrietta Branch: November 15, 5 PM (Call 517-769-6537 to register)