Wednesday December 10

Conflict and Cooperation: HW on your book.

Home and Exploration: PLEASE BRING IN YOUR BOOK CLUB BOOK.

Read Somebody Kept Saying Powwow p.199-210. Answer the reading questions using quotations and page numbers and define the vocabulary words.

  1. Describe at least three things you learn about the Native American culture from this chapter.
  2. According to the narrator Junior, give two example of something Indians do differently than whites.
  3. What happens at the Powwow Tavern? What does the tavern represent?
  4. Explain the metaphor comparing life outside the reservation to a being stuck in a revolving door. Be specific in your interpretation.
  5. What did Junior do in college that he thinks about all the time and why was it significant?
  6. Vocabulary: tipi (noun p.202), intoxication (noun p.204), congregated (verb p.204)
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