Duke Addicks is a “LIVING STORYTELLING LEGEND” and “WITHOUT A DOUBT THE MINNESOTA MASTER OF REAL GHOST STORIES," according testimonials by his storytelling peers when he was awarded Northstar Storytelling League’s highest honor in 2008. They also called Duke “a living storytelling legend” and said that “anything that can be done to preserve the incredible storytelling work of his life should be done.”
INVITE DUKE TO TELL YOUR AUDIENCE OF ADULTS AND OLDER CHILDREN HIS STORIES ABOUT THE HAUNTINGS HE HAS EXPERIENCED AND INVESTIGATED. DUKE MAY ALSO PLAY SOME HAUNTING MELODIES ON HIS NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTES.
IN THE PAST SIXTY YEARS, MASTER STORYTELLER DUKE ADDICKS HAS INVESTIGATED HUNDREDS OF HAUNTINGS, ESPECIALLY IN THE MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL METROPOLITAN AREA AND AROUND THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER REGION, AND HAS HAD A FEW SUPRISING ENCOUNTERS WITH GHOSTS HIMSELF. LISTEN TO HIS TALES.
THERE WILL BE TIME AT THE END OF DUKE’S PRESENTATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE TO TELL ABOUT THEIR OWN ENCOUNTER WITH GHOSTS OR TO TELL A LOCAL GHOST STORY.
(Duke’s stories are for adults and children from about age 8 or so.)
Duke Addicks can be contacted at 651-643-0622 and Addicks.email@example.com
Duke Addicks’ True Personal and Mississippi River
Duke tells true ghost stories selected from the hundreds of hauntings by American Indians, explorers, fur traders, pioneers and the recently deceased that he has investigated, and also tells about his own encounters with ghosts.
In this set of two audio CDs, first released in September of 2009, Master Teller of Real Ghost Stories Duke Addicks tells about some of the hauntings he has experienced and investigated over the past sixty years in the Upper Mississippi River Region. Duke plays his thunder drum while telling some of the stories and also plays brief, haunting melodies on Native American flutes between stories.
“Duke is without a doubt the Minnesota Master of real ghost stories. He makes the stories of ghosts seem natural and believable.” - fellow storyteller
Order from Duke at 651-643-0622 or Addicks.firstname.lastname@example.org
In Duke’s set of two audio CDs titled GHOST STORIES, released in May of 2009, Duke tells his personal ghost stories as well as stories about some of the hauntings he has investigated over the past sixty years, especially on or close to the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Duke plays his thunder drum while telling some of the stories and also briefly plays haunting melodies on Native American flutes between stories.
Duke received his undergraduate degree in anthropology from the University of Minnesota and was recognized by the department for his outstanding achievements in a full page article about him in the 2009 annual issue of the department of anthropology’s magazine World View, published by the University of Minnesota. He is also a graduate of the University of Minnesota’s Law School and the ecumenical United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. He is licensed both as an attorney in Minnesota and the United States Supreme Court, and is a licensed Episcopal lay minister. Duke is the retired Chief Justice, and now acting Chairman, and fluteplayer and storyteller, for the Upper Mississippi Mdewakanton Indian Community. He is also a founder and the Chairman of the Shakopee American Indian Center. He is also a volunteer naturalist and teller of eagle tales at the University of Minnesota’s Raptor Center, the National Eagle Center, and within the National Wildlife Refuge system.
Duke’s other audio CDs are: FROM THE EAGLE’S NEST, the Scottish and Native American music Duke plays for the eagles on Native American flutes; and Duke’s re-telling of authentic Native American EAGLE TALES. For ordering information, email Duke at Addicks.email@example.com