it's all a story...
Whether in prose, poetry, image, art, music, essay and/ or hypertext....
Yet in Western contexts, some stories, some story forms (Cole, 2002; Gergen, 1994/2003), and some tellers, (Dillard, 2003a, 2003b; Tuhiwai Smith, 1999) have more legitimacy than
Further, the kind of story that can be told, and how (or whether) it can be heard, is dependent on acceptable epistemologies and ontologies (Dillard, 2006b; Lather, 2006), as well as the medium available.
These all determine what and how I can know.