It was a bird who carved the first drum, and he beat it all night, and at dawn he was changed into a man. –Matako myth retold in A History of Food by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat

Fiction Writing Prompt: What does your protagonist believe about the origin of his species? What myths does his/her culture embrace?

Journaling Prompt: Write about your culture’s creation story and how you feel about it/

Art Prompt: Creation story

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Choose a creation myth and re-tell it to your audience.

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