Friday, August 24, 2018

Stor e Telling Winter 2017: Peace and Justice



Justice and Peace
by
Corrado Giaquinto
1703 - 1765

“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.” - Dwight D. Eisenhower

This is the final Stor e Telling installment for 2017. This column was for the winter issue and its theme was Peace and Justice. I offer resources below to complement the theme along with fingerplays, songs and stories to complement the winter months.

American Friends Service Committee - “Founded in 1917, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is a Quaker organization that promotes lasting peace with justice, as a practical expression of faith in action.”
https://www.afsc.org/ 

American Friends Service Committee: Peace Works - Inspirational stories connected to the above organization; search by decade, topic or location.
http://peaceworks.afsc.org/

YES Magazine – Many of you may have read some of their powerful articles on social media. There are sections on Teaching Peace and Justice, This Planet, Economy, People Power, and Happiness; stories that will make your heart smile.
http://tinyurl.com/yazay2x6

United Network of Young Peace Builders: 25 Stories for Peace The book … is the culmination of a year of celebrating youth in peacebuilding…we want to honor the work of young peacebuilders around the globe, by giving them a space to tell their story.”
http://tinyurl.com/yajzc4ks

Two bibliographies featuring books about peace building and conflict transformation.

Conflict Transformation and Peace Building: A Selected Bibliography
“…a short list of book for young children on peace, justice, kindness, courage optimism and other virtues.” There are additional resources as well.
Stories of peace, justice, and being judged.
How Violence is Ended – Buddhist Legend
http://tinyurl.com/yc3ku4qg

United Network of Young Peace Builders: 25 Stories for Peace
– In celebration of their 25th anniversary this publication of personal stories was compiled in “honor of the work of young peacebuilders around the globe”, by giving them a space to tell their story
http://tinyurl.com/yajzc4ks

When the Hyena and the Billy Goat Signed a Peace Treaty - Chad

When the Twins Went to War – Russia

Wisdom Commons – Five folktales focused on the topic of justice.

The Bell of Justice – Variants of the same folktale from different countries.

The Blossom Tree - Tibet

The Cruel Creditor and the Judge’s Wise Daughter - Morocco

The Fire on the Hill - Africa

The Legend of the Peace Pipes – Native American/Arikara

The Lion’s Wedding – India
http://tinyurl.com/yba5v5kt

The Nodding Tiger - China

The Peace Queen – Native American/Iroquois

Poetic Justice - Persia

The Shepherd Judge

A few tales to light your way through the dark winter nights.

The Little Girl and the Winter Whirlwinds - Bulgaria

The Winter Ross - Germany
http://tinyurl.com/ybgk8j4y

The Winter Spirit and His Visitor – Native American Folktale
http://tinyurl.com/ycuohwhb

Winter Melon Boy - Hmong
http://tinyurl.com/y8xkpesg

Celebrating Snow with the Small Ones – From my own blog, a post filled with fingerplays, songs, and more to delight the children in your winter lapsit program.
http://tinyurl.com/ybdy79mg


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Karen Chace 2018 ©
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