"Learn About"

  1. What does the word mythological imply? Would it be more appropriate to call origin and other stories oral narratives rather than myths, tales, or legends?
  2. Protocol may be involved in storytelling: tobacco is offered to a grandfather who usually tells the stories.)
  3. What cultural concepts can be found in storytelling?
  4. Why is it important for young people to hear old stories in this day and age?
  5. Regard for and recognition of elders was stressed in the past. Should they and other values be addressed in current educational systems?

"Learn From"

  1. What have you found to be true and useful in old stories you have heard?
  2. Can you think of a story that served you as a powerful learning tool? Could you tell one?
  3. Are there cultural or family stories will you want to share with your children or youth in the future?
  4. Would you have a protocol for your story telling? For example, there are best times to tell stories (at bedtime, in the winter, etc.).

NDNAEU Alignment:

Print Friendly, PDF & Email