Tortoise and the birds
A long time ago, when a bird died on earth,
its spirit would leave its body and float up to the clouds where it lived as a cloud person,
watching over and caring for the birds and animals on earth.
The birds and animals knew about these cloud people.
There came a time when there had been no rain for a whole year.
The grass died, the water holes dried up and the animals were starving.
The animals and birds came together to decide what to do about the terrible drought...