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Words Before All Else

We want to expose our students to native voices as much as possible. Rather than reading them the Haudanosaunee thanksgiving address- the “words before all else”-ourselves, we played them native storyteller Kay Olan’s version. The kids drew what they were visualizing as they listened.


Thanks to grandmother moon
all of creation


the stars in the night sky
the animals, the four winds, the birds, the fish, the thunder beings

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