The Madison Public Library in partnership with Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison is seeking a self-identified Native American Storyteller to facilitate programs during a two-month residency in order to highlight Ho-Chunk or Native stories and cultures, past and present. The selected individual will be compensated $2700 plus a $200 stipend for supplies.
The Storyteller will develop events to engage the public through storytelling and interactive workshops, and provide support to community members and aspiring storytellers through one-on-one or small-group consultations.
Storytelling programs can take many forms and incorporate a variety of activities that facilitate engagement with Native cultures, including but not limited to:
We encourage you to think outside the box! If selected, we can help you develop your ideas further and figure out logistics, so please don’t hesitate to apply.
Residency Dates: 8-week residency between March-June 2020. Must be available for a total of 12 weeks between February-June to allow for planning and debriefing
Deadline to Apply: February 10, 2020. Applicants will be notified on or before March 1, 2020.
Madison Public Library
Attn: RUS - Neeyati Shah
201 W. Mifflin St.
Madison, WI 53703