2021 February Klahanie School Newsletter

Klahanie School February 2021 Newsletter There are three ways to ultimate success:     The first way is to be kind.     The second way is to be kind.     The third way is to be kind.  ~Fred Rogers Reminders/Thank You Winter Break No School: February 15-19 RE-Enrollment for 2021-22 & 2021 Summer Session Programming RegistrationContinue reading “2021 February Klahanie School Newsletter”

GRANDMOTHER RITA’S GATHERING – ALASKA, USA 2011

The Grandmothers gathered as a council at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska, hosted by our Yup’ik Grandmother, Rita Pitka Blumenstein. The theme, “Healing the Spirit from the Light Within”, manifested through three and a half days of prayer ceremonies, healings and cultural exchanges. Public Council themes included the role of women and motherhood, restoringContinue reading “GRANDMOTHER RITA’S GATHERING – ALASKA, USA 2011”

Dr. MLK Remembrance Day

Honoring a True Leader today and everyday 💜 From Dr. Kings’s Nobel prize winning “Why We Can’t Wait” as well as his memorable speeches, here are some of my favorites.  I love sharing my 26 year old paperback-well worn copy of “Why We Can’t Wait” with the classes, I still find areas to underline andContinue reading “Dr. MLK Remembrance Day”

This Week’s Beauty in the Hurt

Our work this week felt a sanctuary and so clearly Focused for sustainable exploration and respect. Following a deeply heartfelt Circle discussing Dr. King’s anger as a child about the injustices, disrespect as an important imprint moment for him to make change for the world, a child whispered in my ear “I want to helpContinue reading “This Week’s Beauty in the Hurt”