During the Earth Art activity at camp, teacher and artist Janet Essley, shared an original story with the campers. The story was the basis for the Story Sticks made by the campers. We will be sharing sections of the story, along with photos of the making of the sticks.
A great story that will be told a long time from now, by your great grandchildren.
They will say-
It is said that in ancient times, all the plants, animals and people and even mountains, clouds, stars and rivers could talk to one another. This is the story of the Great Remembrance Times.
A long time ago, when my great grandmother was very young, it was a period of great change. There were many changes happening very fast. The air, the oceans, the whole climate was changing. The air was so gray that Mountain could not even see his feet. He was angry, he did not like this change. So he rumbled. Loudly. The other animals had to be careful. Pika came out from his burrow. Mountain Goat leaped to her feet, ready to run. Pika and Mountain Goat were very worried about Mountain. White Bark Pine heard them talking. The four-legged and one-leggeds of Mountain’s country gathered and a plan began to form...
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