Yawáyro Indigenous Awareness & Literacy Development

Infant to 1st Grade

Yawáyro: (Jai-why-ro, meaning Awareness) Indigenous Awareness & Literacy Development

The FTBMI’s Education & Cultural Learning Department’s early literacy program. The program is funded by the Talk Story Grant and provides California Indian, Native American/Alaska Native, and Indigenous Western Hemisphere picture books and conversational discussion questions for caretakers, pre-school and kindergarten children. The program promotes literacy and Indigenous cultural awareness for the entire community.