The Greatest Chief of All
When a boastful chief is confronted by an unlikely guide who challenges him to three task.
His only goal in life is to be the greatest but will he succeed?
Travel into the beautiful Pacific Northwest along the Puget Sound. During a time when animals and humans shared a common language. Connect to traditional values as you learn about mindfulness and the importance of food sovereignty.
The heart of this story rest upon self-awareness and connection. It introduces young readers to the power of empathy in leadership and how they go hand-in-hand. Meanwhile tackling a bigger subject, giving, which is explored through the lens of the Indigenous people along the Pacific Northwest Coast.
As you read this story you might notice that certain lines are repeated. The reason being is that the original version was told out-loud to students. At the time the author was teaching a bunch of preschoolers and made it up on-the-spot. (While drawing on a dry erase board.) Repeating lines is a traditional practice to see if your audience is paying attention. After a few paragraphs, the storyteller will pause and allow the listeners to finish the line.