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Stories That Made Us

Few things are constant across all humanity and throughout time. Stories are one of them. Some stories we forget, while some stay with us forever. Some are stories of culture, morals, and philosophies that guide us to happy and meaningful lives. 

These are stories of Gods and Demons, of Heroes and Legends, epic battles and wars; stories of fortitude and inner strength, of fighting against all odds and emerging victorious.

These stories inevitably become tales that determine our moral compass, justify norms and mores of our society, and provide a proud self-identity, and a socio-cultural belonging. These become the stories that give us meaning. 

This podcast is about such stories. Those that are deeply rooted within us, governing our morality and principles. So join us on a journey across cultures, tribes, civilizations, and religions, as we identify and discuss those stories that matter. The stories that made us.

Episodes

28. The Polynesians of the Pacific: The Maori, Samoans, and Hawaiians
Show Details29min 42s
27. Tales from Africa III: The Malozi, the Kono, and the Ijaw
Show Details30min 56s
26. Alaskan Tales: The Inupiat, Kodiak, Tlingit, and Tsimshian
Show Details33min 59s
25. The Inca and Jivaro of South America
Show Details35min 38s
24. The Irish
Show Details47min 52s
23. Hungarians, Sami, and Romanians
Show Details38min 17s
22. Myths from India: Part I
Show Details32min 3s
21. The Native American Hopi
Show Details31min 47s
20. The Ancient Greeks
Show Details34min 8s
19. Tales from Africa II: The Ekoi, Fang, Fon, Fulani and Basonge
Show Details31min 6s
18. The Finnish
Show Details33min 6s
17. The Ancient Egyptians
Show Details53min 39s
16. Tales from Africa: The Dinka, Dogon, Efe and Efik
Show Details33min 58s
15. The Native American Creek, Crow and Diegueno
Show Details32min 10s
14. The Chinese
Show Details34min 37s
13. The Siberian Chukchi
Show Details28min 56s
12. The Native American Cherokee, Caddo and Cheyenne
Show Details37min 56s
11. The African San, Australian Indigenous Tribes, and Indonesian Ceram Island Tribes
Show Details35min 5s
10. The Buddhists
Show Details36min 13s
9. The Native American Arikara and Arapaho Tribes
Show Details38min 29s
8. The Celts of Europe
Show Details32min 30s
7. The Austronesian Bagobo, Batak,and Banks Islands Tribes, African Bulu and Asian Buryat Tribes
Show Details34min 47s
6. The Algonquian Native American Tribes: Wabanaki, Anishinaabe, BlackFoot and Blood
Show Details40min 5s
5. The Babylonians of Iraq
Show Details35min 13s
4. The Apache Native American Tribes
Show Details35min 55s
3. The Asian Altaic, Australian Arrernte and African Boshongo Tribes
Show Details36min 42s
2. The Aztecs of Mexico
Show Details35min
1. The Native American Achomawi, Atsugewi and Acoma Pueblo, and The Japanese Ainu
Show Details33min