Free Resource 13 Moons on Turtle's Back (Info and Cut-Outs Books)

13 Moons on Turtle's Back Lunar Calendar 

Written by Indigenous author and educator Sandra Samatte, Ojibwe - Saulteaux - from Skownan First Nation Treaty 2 Territory.

For many Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island, the turtle's back or upper shell is a lunar calendar. This is our way of dating seasonal changes and all the natural events that occur during each season. 

This download book includes cut-outs to create your own 13 Moons on Turtle's Back Calendar. Paired with the 13 Moons 13 Reads Turtle Info Book, children of all ages will learn the cultural teaching of 13 Moons on Turtle's Back. 

A FREE RESOURCE! 

Parts book-click here to download

Info book-click here to download

For more information, please contact indigenousbooks@goodminds.com.

2 comments

Denise

Denise

Thank you very much for providing this resource for free.

Keith Sikkema

Keith Sikkema

Good morning Jeff and your team,
Thank you for sharing the 13 Moons resource.
Which language was used for the various parts of the Turtle Shell?
Thank you again, and wish you a great day,
Keith

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13 Moons on Turtle's Back Lunar Calendar 

Written by Indigenous author and educator Sandra Samatte, Ojibwe - Saulteaux - from Skownan First Nation Treaty 2 Territory.

For many Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island, the turtle's back or upper shell is a lunar calendar. This is our way of dating seasonal changes and all the natural events that occur during each season. 

This download book includes cut-outs to create your own 13 Moons on Turtle's Back Calendar. Paired with the 13 Moons 13 Reads Turtle Info Book, children of all ages will learn the cultural teaching of 13 Moons on Turtle's Back. 

A FREE RESOURCE! 

Parts book-click here to download

Info book-click here to download

For more information, please contact indigenousbooks@goodminds.com.