Mary’s Lates (and New Invitation for Questions) and a few Notes
Hi all, back from a great week with the 9th graders in Bloomington, Illinois, I am off to TLA next week, I hope to see some of you there. I am buzzing with ideas from the high school visit, would be happy to discuss with any of you in person.
What follows is the latest from Mary. As she mentions at the end, she can send questions to Kenya easily, so if you, or any kids you work with, want to be use that connection, please do so — email pen pals.
Because our day at Jackson’s village was busy with planned events—dancing, watching a cow bled to make their tribal drink of coagulated blood and milk, drinking chai, and so on, I didn’t interview his wife, Susan Nekwama. So I e-mailed Susan questions. Although her way of life is very different, many answers sounded much like those a U.S. mother with a one-year-old would send. Below are a few: