- By Native News Online Staff
- Write about your name. Where did it come from? What does it mean?
- When and where were you born?
- Write about your mom. What would you want people to know?
- Write about your dad. What would you want people to know?
- Write about your grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins
- Are there any funny stories that have been passed down through the generations? Write one of them.
- Do you have any siblings? Write about them.
- Where did you grow up? What do you remember from that place?
- What traditions do you value?
- Think about your house growing up. What was it like?
- What was your favorite activity as a child?
- What was your favorite place as a child?
- What did a typical day look like as a child?
- What did a typical day look like as a teen?
- What was the hardest part about growing up?
- What was the best part about growing up?
- When did you first leave home? Write about that experience.
- What is your favorite family story?
- What are you most proud of as an adult?
- What advice would you give your younger self?
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