"Once Upon a Future: the name gathering"

Title"Once Upon a Future: the name gathering"
Year for Search1981
AuthorsPirtle, Sara
Secondary TitleCommunities: Journal of Cooperative Living
Volume / Edition no. 47
Pagination4-7
Date PublishedFebruary/March 1981
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

A story and a story about telling the story to different groups of children with the children’s reactions determining the direction of the story. The story is an eco-feminist one in which a girl from an ecologically sensitive community meets a girl from a technological community. Name gathering is a rite of passage in which at puberty everyone goes on a solo journey during which they choose their own name. 

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

Female author.

Full Text

1981 Pirtle, Sara. “Once Upon a Future … the name gathering.” Communities: Journal of Cooperative Living, no. 47 (February/March 1981): 4-7. MoU-St, PSt

A story and a story about telling the story to different groups of children with the children’s reactions determining the direction of the story. The story is an eco-feminist one in which a girl from an ecologically sensitive community meets a girl from a technological community. Name gathering is a rite of passage in which at puberty everyone goes on a solo journey during which they choose their own name. Female author.