books?read?since?the?midterm?FOOLS?CROW?by?James?Welch,?HOME?PLACES:CONTEMPORARY?NATIVE?AMERICAN?POETRY,?THE?WAY?TO?RAINY?MOUNTAIN?by?N.?Scott Momaday,?and?THE?LONE?RANGER?AND?TONTO?FISTFIGHT?IN?HEAVEN?by?Sherman?Alexie.)

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Discuss?three?of?the?four?books?read?since?the?midterm?FOOLS?CROW?by?James?Welch,?HOME?PLACES:
CONTEMPORARY?NATIVE?AMERICAN?POETRY,?THE?WAY?TO?RAINY?MOUNTAIN?by?N.?Scott
Momaday,?and?THE?LONE?RANGER?AND?TONTO?FISTFIGHT?IN?HEAVEN?by?Sherman?Alexie.)?How
many?questions?you?do?that?in?is?up?to?you,?so?you?could?conceivably?answer?just?one?question?if?it?is?posed?in
such?a?way?as?to?enable?you?to?write?about?four?books.?One?or?two?book?questions?are?fine,?too;?you’ll?just?have
to?answer?two?or?more?of?them?on?the?exam.
.doc?or?.docx?files?only?(NOT?.pdf?or?pages?for?MAC).?If?you?do?not?have?Microsoft?word?or?Word?for?MAC?on
your?computer,?either?write?the?exam?on?a?computer?at?MICA?or?write?in?as?a?GOOGLE?doc?on?your
MICAMAIL?GOOGLE?Drive?and?upload?that?as?a?.doc?file?to?MOODLE.
Name?the?file?YOUR?LAST?NAME_YOUR?FIRST?NAME_NATIVE?STUDIES?MIDTERM
Be?sure?to?list?at?the?top?of?your?file?the?full?question?(not?just?the?number?of?the?question)?you?answered.
Doubled?spaced,?12?point?type,?750?1000?words,?3?4?pages?minimum.
Open?books,?but?if?you?use?the?textbook?or?another?book,?cite?references.
Instructions:?Discuss?three?of?the?four?books?read?since?the?midterm?FOOLS?CROW?by?James?Welch,?HOME
PLACES:?CONTEMPORARY?NATIVE?AMERICAN?POETRY,?THE?WAY?TO?RAINY?MOUNTAIN?by?N.
Scott?Momaday,?and?THE?LONE?RANGER?AND?TONTO?FISTFIGHT?IN?HEAVEN?by?Sherman?Alexie.)
How?many?questions?you?do?that?in?is?up?to?you,?so?you?could?conceivably?answer?just?one?question?if?it?is?posed
in?such?a?way?as?to?enable?you?to?write?about?four?books.?One?or?two?book?questions?are?fine,?too;?you’ll?just
have?to?answer?two?or?more?of?them?on?the?exam.
.doc?or?.docx?files?only?(NOT?.pdf?or?pages?for?MAC).?If?you?do?not?have?Microsoft?word?or?Word?for?MAC?on
your?computer,?either?write?the?exam?on?a?computer?at?MICA?or?write?in?as?a?GOOGLE?doc?on?your
MICAMAIL?GOOGLE?Drive?and?upload?that?as?a?.doc?file?to?MOODLE.
Name?the?file?YOUR?LAST?NAME_YOUR?FIRST?NAME_NATIVE?STUDIES?MIDTERM
Be?sure?to?list?at?the?top?of?your?file?the?full?question?(not?just?the?number?of?the?question)?you?answered.
Doubled?spaced,?12?point?type,?750?1000?words,?3?4?pages?minimum.
Open?books,?but?if?you?use?the?textbook?or?another?book,?cite?references.
Due?on?Moodle?Wednesday,?Dec.?14,?6:45?p.m.
1)?From?suppressing?their?language?and?religions?to?the?introduction?of?alcohol,?white?settlers?took?not?only?land
but?also?cultural?identity,?clan?unity,?and?personal?independence?from?Native?Americans.?Of?all?the?readings,
which?authors?experience?with?injustice/oppression?shocked?you?the?most??In?what?ways?does?that?particular
form?of?oppression?continue?today??(Lee?Bowen)
2)?From?the?books?we?have?read?so?far?of?these?Native?American?authors,?be?they?based?on?true?stories?or
fictional?events,?what?similarities?are?there?within?their?stories?and?themselves?individually??Are?there?any
differences??(Veronica)
3)?How?has?reading?folklore?from?Native?American?culture?influenced?the?way?you?view?the?world??(Charlie)?
4)?The?characterization?and?traits?of?animals?in?Native?American?culture?can?be?seen?and?parallel?to?us?as
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humans.?Through?your?interpretation?and?understanding?of?the?readings,?what?animal?would?you?consider
yourself?to?resemble?or?embody,?and?why??Like?knowing?your?Zodiac,?would?this?finding?provide?clarities?to
you?and?or?differ?your?understanding?of?your?past,?present,?and?maybe?future??(Ben)
5)?In?our?works?of?literature?how?are?dreams?characterized?as?premonitions,?and?how?are?they?realized?by?people
represented?in?the?novels??(Austin)
6)?On?the?Moodle?forums?as?well?as?in?reading?Coyote?Stories?by?Mourning?Dove,?there?has?been?a?strong?sense
of?one’s?environment?being?crucial?to?how?one?views?the?world.?Are?one?s?personal?perspectives?on?how?the
current?situation?at?Standing?Rock?is?affecting?the?environment?justified,?given?that?we?have?not?experienced?the
struggles?that?Native?American?people?face??(Charlie)
7)?Describe?in?detail?the?struggles?of?Native?American?in?the?stories?we?have?read?with?the?struggles?they?face
now?and?propose?any?solutions?to?counteract?what?has?been?done?to?their?people.?(Meagan)
8)?How?will?what?you?have?learned?through?the?readings?and?through?class?discussion?affect?your?actions?outside
of?class.?(Mitch)
9)?How?has?reading?the?different?texts?influenced?your?own?life?and?the?way?you?interact?with?the?world?outside
the?classroom??(Peter)
10)?What?do?you?think?is?worth?sharing?about?Native?America??Please?give?two?examples?and?explain?why.
(Lillian)
11)?What?is?one?aspect?of?Native?American?culture?or?living?that?you?think?if?added?to?American?culture?would
change?our?way?of?life?or?of?perceiving?things??(Janella)
12)?What?impact?has?the?Dakota?Access?Pipeline?had?on?Native?American?culture?and?living??(Allison)
13)?How?does?the?art?of?storytelling?factor?into?Native?American?culture??Can?we?connect?this?to?other?cultures
as?well??(Vivian)
14)?How?do?you?think?the?struggles?of?Native?Americans?in?the?stories?we?have?read?relate?to?the?injustices?of
native?people?today??Has?it?changed?your?perspective?of?indigenous?people?in?the?U.S.??(Hannah)
15)?Often?in?Native?American?folklore?there?is?a?moral?or?theme?within?it.?What?themes?can?be?found?in?their
folklore?and?are?there?any?overlapping?morals?between?stories??(Mike)
16)?Animals?are?seen?throughout?Native?American?cultures.?Where?are?they?found?within?the?stories?we?have
read,?and?what?roles?do?they?play??Are?they?physical?characters?or?are?they?found?in?other?places?(dreams,
names,?etc)??Do?you?see?similarities?between?how?an?animal?acts?in?one?book?compared?to?the?same?or?different
animals?found?in?one?of?the?other?stories??(Laura)
17)?Compare?struggles?of?the?Native?Americans?with?the?U.S?government?to?the?issues?that?have?been?going?on
recently.?Why?do?you?think?these?issues?have?changed?or?haven’t??What?are?ways?we?can?help?protect?Native
American?culture??(Julia)