all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit…All things are connected like the
blood which unites one family.
Sealth (Chief Seattle), 1854
All stories originally appeared in Universal Press Syndicate’s Tell Me A Story (www.uexpress.com/tellmeastory),
written by Amy Friedman, illustrations by Jillian Gilliland. Copyright © Universal Press Syndicate, All Rights