Kwai Everyone,

July 2020

Welcome to the first issue of the Ko’asek Tribal Tidbits! Here is where I will be sharing all kinds of interesting facts, history, recipes, crafts, and more. Issues will be short but informative/fun. And, if you have something to share, I would love to see it! Today’s quote is from, “365 Days of Walking the Red Road” by Terri Jean

The wind that gave our grandfather his first breath also receives his last sigh. And the wind must also give our children the spirit of life

Chief Seattle (Seathl) Duwamish-Suquamish, 1785-1866, Shared by Chief Pau

A very powerful statement.

More can be read about Chief Seattle on Wikipedia

Fun Facts For Kids

How do you pronounce Abenaki? What does it mean?

Abenaki is pronounced AH-buh-nah-kee. It means “people of the dawn” or “easterners.” This name is also spelled “Abnaki”, “Abanaki” or “Abenaqui”. Abenaki Indians also call themselves Alnombak, which means “the people”. Fact for kids: Abenaki Indians

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Olwini, GIGI Brakeville

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