From the moment of their first meeting, Native American and African people shared respect for the life-giving forces of nature of the earth. African settlers in Florida taught the Creek Nation runaways the Seminoles methods for Rice cultivation. Native peoples taught recently. Black folks, all about the many uses of corn, the hot water cornbread. We grew up eating came out black southern diet from the world of the

 Ian shares the reverence for the earth, black, and red. People helped one another. Remember that despite the white man’s ways, the land belonged to everyone.