SchoolArts Magazine

September 2017

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S tory quilts and other cloth- based narrative art, often collaborative, tell of the iden - tities, lives, and societies of their creators. Densely packed with information, they are anthropologi - cally, sociologically, and historically E A R L Y C H I L D H O O D Jenny Urbanek Place-Based Story Quilts valuable. For example, the Hmong culture from Southeast Asia did not have any written language until the 1960s when Christian missionaries standardized the Hmong language. Through story quilts, the Hmong people hold their culture, stories, and 36 SEPTEMBER 2017 SchoolArts

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