Surf war!: a folktale from the Marshall Islands

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The outcome of this timely yet timeless nature tale from Micronesia suggests we are all connected in the ecological chain. Whale and Sandpiper engage in a boasting contest over who rules the shoreline, which escalates to nearly destroy the ocean and beach altogether, as well as the creatures and shorebirds who inhabit it. A story about conflict resolution and ecological stewardship is embedded in a jaunty, humorous, colorful presentation.
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subject_facet Ecology -- Folklore, Folklore -- Marshall Islands
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title Surf war! : a folktale from the Marshall Islands
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