Folklorist, Poet and President of the International Storytelling Center Kiran Singh Sirah is passionate about the power of stories. In a new podcast produced by the National Endowment for the Arts, Kiran talks about creating community through stories, the ability of story to transcend petty politics and connect us to what is essential. Kiran understands first-hand the ability of stories to translate cultures to each other. You will also hear a story from NEA National Heritage Fellow Sheila Kay Adams who can spin a tale with the best of them. Click here to listen to the podcast.