Tag: storytelling

[A Pause]: An #Ode to Living On #Earth

Visual artist (and a favourite kids book author in our house), Oliver Jeffers, delivers his second TEDTalk in over a decade with this beautiful letter to his newborn son. I rarely view anything three times (let alone twice!) on the Internet, but the mesmerizing combination of Jeffers' lilting rhythm, magnificent poetic delivery, and use of … Continue reading [A Pause]: An #Ode to Living On #Earth

We Are Stories and They Matter

The truth about stories is that that's all we are. Thomas King In my class this term, we spent the better part of discussing story particularly First Peoples stories, their purpose, protocols, and importance for understanding self, the other, and our place in the world. We ere gifted with having three different local elders (four … Continue reading We Are Stories and They Matter