Gorilla Nests!

youtu.be/isFhWtER2ww Klahanie School Parent-Professional Katie McCulloch- Simpson shares her treasured time working with incredible gorilla Koko. Our school studies have focused on sign language, sharing Koko’s life story as inspiration for cross species communications and empathy exploration. Thank you Katie, what an honor to have such a close connection to such a special Peace focus!Continue reading “Gorilla Nests!”

Klahanie School Parent Shares Her Work Experience with Incredible Koko the Gorilla

youtu.be/ijzVyRwjIFo Klahanie School Parent-Professional Katie McCulloch- Simpson shares her treasured time working with incredible gorilla Koko. Our school studies have focused on sign language, sharing Koko’s life story as inspiration for cross species communications and empathy exploration. Thank you Katie, what an honor to have such a close connection to such a special Peace focus!

For Northwest Native Americans, New Year Is Time To Honor Traditions : NPR

In the Northwest, some Native Americans celebrate New Year earlier than the rest of the western world. In fact, tribal New Year is December 20. The Umatilla tribes of eastern Oregon hold their ceremony just before the winter solstice. — Read on http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php We seek this Deep Community Wisdom as our guide daily. ♥️ HowContinue reading “For Northwest Native Americans, New Year Is Time To Honor Traditions : NPR”

In Senegal, The Grandmas Are In Charge : NPR

Guiding Inspiration learning foundation consistent focus for Klahanie School. Grandparents, Elders are pillars of support and rejuvenation care, growth. We learn and are guided by community and cultural examples across the world where things are Working because emotional needs are being Fully integrated for all generations. We see our similarities across the globe and howContinue reading “In Senegal, The Grandmas Are In Charge : NPR”

Helen Keller’s Life and Legacy – Helen Keller International

The name Helen Keller is known around the world as a symbol of courage in the face of overwhelming odds, yet she was much more than a symbol. — Read on http://www.hki.org/helen-kellers-life-and-legacy/ We added monthly focus to the astounding work and life of Helen Keller and the Dr. Patterson & Koko, the amazing gorilla bornContinue reading “Helen Keller’s Life and Legacy – Helen Keller International”

Biography | American Foundation for the Blind

Biography | American Foundation for the Blind — Read on http://www.afb.org/about-afb/history/helen-keller/biography-and-chronology/biography We added monthly focus to the astounding work and life of Helen Keller and the Dr. Patterson & Koko, the amazing gorilla born in 1971 at the San Francisco Childrens Zoo, all who trail-blazed sign communication recognition and education as our December Peacemakers.  Continue reading “Biography | American Foundation for the Blind”

The Gorilla Foundation – Conservation Through Communication

The Gorilla Foundation – Conservation Through Communication — Read on http://www.koko.org/ We added monthly focus to the astounding work and life of Helen Keller and the Dr. Patterson & Koko, the amazing gorilla born in 1971 at the San Francisco Childrens Zoo, all who trail-blazed sign communication recognition and education as our December Peacemakers.  Continue reading “The Gorilla Foundation – Conservation Through Communication”

PM Circle-Class Led Expansion 💗💓

Klahanie School Monday, Tuesday class for elementary aged youth K-5th group of creative, Kind boys expanded to enroll Girls, and what a precious week and “Honor”! Our council circle was inspiring to say the least and full of reflections, gratitude and feelings about the need for diversity present. Our Pikachu Schnauzer group of Children, agesContinue reading “PM Circle-Class Led Expansion 💗💓”