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Dessau MS Library News: November 2021

Happy Indigenous People Month!

Not enough attention is given to our country's magnificent Indigenous community and as we begin to celebrate with our families towards the end of the month, I wanted to spotlight and offer some lessons tailored to Indigenous culture. Additionally, we have some new cookbooks in the library ready for check-out and just in time for the upcoming holiday season! Please stop by and check them out to ease your holiday cooking woes. Wishing you all a month full of gratitude and unity! :)
Virtual Storytime: FRY BREAD with Kevin Noble Maillard
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Non-verbal Communication Can Dictate A Lot!

As we gather together for the upcoming holiday season, pay attention to the body language of your family members or notice your own. Who makes you overjoyed that you're jumping for joy before you actually speak? Who makes your jaw clench? Observing and not absorbing family wins and woes will save you some heartache. Here's some body language tips to keep in mind.
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Otsaliheliga

Cherokee for "gratitude" and pronounced (oh-jah-LEE-hay-lee-gah).

Dessau Middle School Library

The library is open daily from 8:00am-3:30pm. I take "C" lunch from 12:25-12:55, closing briefly for nourishment. Reserving the library can be made here. Please send students with a legitimate pass from their classroom instructor (name, date/time of student & staff) and reason for visit.