1 This is the story of a world developing over time. What are the stages? What might the different worlds represent? What does each world teach the beings? What are the signs of a successful and happy world?
2 How is this story like other explanations of the creation? Where do we find other stories about people doing wrong and about great floods?
3 What lessons can we learnabout caring for our environment?
How Coyote became the Moon
1 We know that the Moon doesn't really shine with its own light; it reflects the light of the Sun. Children could draw a picture showing how the Moon - and Coyote - would have reflected the light of the Sun.
2 Why don't people like their secrets being told? Are there times when it is important for secrets to be told? How can we tell?