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Turtle Island Storyteller Reubin Kent

These Native Ways

Reuben E. Kent

My name’s Reuben Kent, my English given name. I’m an enrolled member of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska. I’m a member of the Buffalo Clan.

This first case talks about pre-contact pottery and the evolution of pottery in the Midwest. This is the Early Ceramic right after archaic when they’re still wandering around hunting and gathering before they develop into agriculture and cooking, and other levels of existence where you’re not constantly moving looking for food. You develop into a technology of pottery and other means of surviving other than just constantly chasing food.