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Sunday, October 14, 2007

Holidays, Celebrations, and Educational Letters by CFT

Each new school year, I write a letter to all the teachers of my children and to the administrators in their schools. To date, I have written over one-hundred-and-fifty letters. I use this opportunity to share some of my culture, as well as to inform the school staff of my holidays.

I mostly do not even receive a response, hardly a "thank you," and that's okay. When the time comes, I expect the information I have shared to be followed, as guaranteed by the Constitution and other legislation.

Thank you to the one to three teachers each year who DO respond once in a while, I really, really appreciate it. You are often a specialist and don't even see my child every day. Sometimes, you are someone who already knows me and you are having another one of my children. Thank you, thank you, for taking the moment to say something pleasant back.
Letters to Teachers

2009 - from Damon Corie, Eagle Clan Lokono-Arawaks

Special DaysMore information on dates can be obtained at the U.S. Naval Observatory
Autumn Equinox 2007
Winter Solstice 2008
Spring Equinox 2009

Peace and Dignity Journey

Why I Don't Just Call the School on Holidays