String Figures Help Tell Indigenous Stories Across The World

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For many Native people in the U.S. and beyond, this is a time of year to tell stories with string. Here's a little about how they work, and why in many places they're only told in winter. Plus: Forest Grove, Oregon is home to the world’s tallest barber pole.

'String games' arrive with the snow (Indian Country Today)

Forest Grove, Oregon: World's Tallest Barber Shop Pole (Roadside America)

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