Author Archives: dodgingh

How many people are in family?

Main Piece: Informant: There is one grandma, two mom’s and two daughters and one granddaughter. How many people are in the family? Interview: Oh, shoot, my brain is running slow. How many? Interview: Three. Because the grandmother, uh, two mothers: the grandmother and the mother (2), two daughters, the daughter and um . . the… Continue Reading »

What happens in a minute?

Main Piece: Informant: What hap– this is a riddle, what happens once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years? Interviewer: I don’t know. Informant: The letter ‘M’ Background: The informant is a nine-year-old Native American boy from the Choctaw, Blackfoot, and Lakota Nations. He was born and raised in… Continue Reading »

Drowned Girl Haunts Classroom

Main Piece: Informant: There were actually, like, 2 ghosts. I think one of them was a little girl, because where her school was built there used to be a community pool. I was told that there was a little girl who had passed away or drowned there. And then she haunted the foundation of the… Continue Reading »