Joseph Bruchac Storyteller & Writer
Photograph by Michael Greenlar    For over thirty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating poetry, short stories, novels, anthologies and music that reflect his Abenaki Indian heritage and Native American traditions.

   He is the author of more than 120 books for children and adults. The best selling Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children and others of his “Keepers” series, with its remarkable integration of science and folklore, continue to receive critical acclaim and to be used in classrooms throughout the country.

  • Storyteller and Writer (Author Biography)
  • Information about School Visits and Performances
  • Performance Schedule
  • Index of Published Books and Purchasing Information (PDF)
  • Honor Songs: A New CD by the Dawnland Singers!
  • Contact Information
  • Selected Poems
    written and read by Joseph Bruchac
    A Bear Song
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    Buffalo
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    Cedar Flute
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    Crossing Into West Germany
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    Geese Flying Over
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    Leaving
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    Ndakinna
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    Oligawi
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    Spring Peepers
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    Transplanting Trees
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    Walking
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    Whitetail Buck
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    Wild Strawberries
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    Winter Fire
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    A new song by Joe Bruchac - "Dare to Hope" Joe plays guitar and sings lead, John Kirk plays 12 string and sings harmony.



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    Dare to Hope (song)
    A tribute to Doc McConnell, southern storyteller and friend to all who love stories, who passed away in the summer of 2008.



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    A Tribute to Doc McConnell (song)
     

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