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Welcome to the Empire Explorer Podcast, where we will unearth and explore the lost tales, legends, lore, and more around the State of New York.

Welcome to the Empire Explorer Podcast, where we will unearth and explore the lost tales, legends, lore, and more around the State of New York.
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Welcome to the Empire Explorer Podcast, where we will unearth and explore the lost tales, legends, lore, and more around the State of New York.

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English


Episodes

The Legend of Danskammer Part II

10/4/2019
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Why did the Lenape meet at this point on the river and how has the site changed since that time? With help from Native American author and historian, Evan Pritchard, as well as the City of Newburgh historian, Mary McTamaney, we’ll examine the significance of Danskammer, the life and worldview of the Lenape and how Danskammer has transformed from ancient ritual site to a lavish Hudson Valley estate to an industrial brickyard and finally, a controversial power plant. Support the show

Duration:00:35:45

The Legend of Danskammer: The Devil's Dance Chamber

9/20/2019
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For this episode, we will explore the Legend of Danskammer, a point on New York’s Hudson River that is remembered for being an ancient ritual site of the Lenape. With help from Native American author and historian, Evan Pritchard, we will explore the Lenape worldview and learn about the rituals that horrified the colonial Dutch into believing they were devil worship. Hear tales of sacrifice and superstition and learn how this site has defined the various phases of the Hudson River.

Duration:00:27:10

The Legend of Danskammer: The Devil's Dance Chamber

9/18/2019
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For this episode, we will explore the Legend of Danskammer, a point on New York’s Hudson River that is remembered for being an ancient ritual site of the Lenape. With help from Native American author and historian, Evan Pritchard, we will explore the Lenape worldview and learn about the rituals that horrified the colonial Dutch into believing they were devil worship. Hear tales of sacrifice and superstition and learn how this site has defined the various phases of the Hudson...

Duration:00:27:10