Tara Julien


Smudging

Smudging is when you put smoke on your body like your face that helps you see only good things. Hands are smudged so we do only good things. Body is smudged so we are surrounded by positive stuff. We smudge our legs too.

We pray when we smudge and our prayers go to the Creator. We think about all sick relatives at this time. People can pray in Mi'kmaw or English. It's easy to find sweetgrass along the shore or swampy places.

Honourable Mention
Tara Julien
Grade 5
Waycobah School

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