Tales From The Deep North

This show seeks out the weird and wonderful in Minnesota history, especially in the cutover lands between Minneapolis and Duluth. I tell the stories behind the songs that I write or pick up along the way.

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http://talesfromthedeepnorth.libsyn.com/podcast
Description
This show seeks out the weird and wonderful in Minnesota history, especially in the cutover lands between Minneapolis and Duluth. I tell the stories behind the songs that I write or pick up along the way.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-04-12 17:32
last episode published
2016-11-07 19:25
publication frequency
84.59 days
Contributors
Fred Keller author   owner  
Explicit
true
Number of Episodes
6
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Categories
Society & Culture History Music

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
7.11.2016

Interview with Carmen Butler, St. Croix Band Elder

Originally intended for the Smithsonian WaterWays exhibit opening in Sandstone on Nov. 19, 2016, this interview was not included in the exhibit due to the difficulty of obtaining the correct release form.   Because Mr. Butler's stories and words are so...
7.11.2015

Episode 5: Life On The River

Lee Dybvig came to Sandstone fifty years ago.  He's renowned locally for teaching the art of bent canoe paddle construction.  At seventy-five, Lee still loves biking, hiking, and especially canoeing. In this episode, we talk about the kinds of life cho...
24.10.2015

Episode 4: Always Look Down

I spent a day this summer with Steven Blondo, owner and head archaeologist of Blondo Consulting.  He kindly invited me to come on a dig with him and experience what a real archaeological dig is like. Along the way we have a great chat about archaeology...
9.10.2015

Episode 3: Lumberjacking with Cary Steeg

In the second part of my interview with Cary Steeg he tells about his days as a lumberjack up near Ely.  There were some wild days back when this area was virgin, old growth pine and the law was far away.  Cary's time in the camp straddled the change o...
25.09.2015

Episode 2: Cary Steeg Interview, Part 1

I grew up without the blessing of a close-knit extended family.  My maternal grandmother died just 6 weeks after I was born and while I knew my other grandparents we weren't close.  We saw each other a few times a year, I got cards with five dollars in...
11.09.2015

Episode 1: The Government Road

Not long after I moved to the cutover land, I discovered what to me was a mysterious road sign:  "Old Military Road."  I did some digging and found out a few interesting facts about this road which opened in 1861 and basically disappeared in 1871.  I w...