Native traditions offer valuable disaster prep advice

I heard this story on NPR a few days ago and it made me think of how libraries could have several big wins with this.  One, making connections with native american stories and storytellers could be a great way for non-native americans to enrich their understanding of their community and to start building relationships between native and non-native communities.  Two, as Crawford in this story points out, backing up advice with a story brings a point home that much more clearly.  Imagine a storytime where you teach kids disaster preparedness by telling them a story where the characters react to the disaster.


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