Ultimately, the purpose of the story is to bring greater awareness to global issues that affect us all and develop the empathy and impetus needed for both children and adults to actively care for and become STEWARDS of their precious MOTHER EARTH.
"The land is sacred. These words are at the core of your being. The land is our mother, the rivers our blood. Take our land away and we die. That is, the Indian in us dies."
Brave Bird, Mary Native American Author (1953- )
"The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives"Native American Proverb