Brian “Fox” Ellis


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Brian “Fox” Ellis is a storyteller and author who has been touring the world for 32 years collecting stories and songs. He is also the artistic director for Prairie Folklore Theatre, dedicated to finding the places where history and natural history overlap. Fox has published 15 books, including an activity book about prairie ecology, “Exploring Prairie Wildlife,” (Fox Tales Int., 1998). He has been part of Nebraska’s Crane festivities several times, giving programs at both the Nebraska Nature Center and Museum of Nebraska Art. For more information about his programs, visit

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