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WordStage on WNCW: William Ritter - Uncle Daniel Goes Hunting

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William Ritter

William is a native of Bakersville , NC , and an alum of Western Carolina University . He graduated with a degree in Technical Theatre, but spent most of his time in school studying the musical folk traditions of Western North Carolina . In 2017, William received his MA in Appalachian Culture and Music from Appalachian State University. William plays banjo, fiddle, guitar and other “string-ed things”. He is particularly interested in old mountain folkways, foodways, humor-- ever eager to swap lies, half-truths, tales and seeds.

There are numerous outlandish Appalachian tales about hunting. This story, William learned from luthier and family friend, Ray Dellinger.

Aired 9/19

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