"Our teacher, Justin Neely, a young man devoted to language revival, explains that while there are several words for 'thank you', there is no word for 'please'. Food was meant to be shared, no added politeness needed; it was simply a cultural given that one was asking respectfully."

Robin Wall Kimmerer

In "Learning the Grammar of Animacy" from Braiding Sweetgrass

Sophia Dorfsman
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