Listen to Karen Whetungread her beautiful book, The Corn Chief.
With the wizened old chief set to step down, young Linny dreams of being chosen as his replacement. As she struggles to pass his test, Linny learns with the help of her familywhat it really takes to become chief...in the most unexpected way. is story is told with the help of traditional corn husk dolls.
Corn dolls protect thehome, livestock, and personal wellness of the maker and their family. Corn husk dollshave been made in some Indigenous cultures since the beginning of corn agriculturemore than one thousand years ago, and continue to be made today