Happy Trails Summary
Sherman Alexie

Everything you need to understand or teach Happy Trails by Sherman Alexie.

  • Happy Trails Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Happy Trails Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
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Happy Trails Overview

"Happy Trails" is a short story by Sherman Alexie. It was originally published in The New Yorker magazine in 2013. In the story, an unnamed narrator reflects on the disappearance of his uncle and the funeral that his family held four decades later. "Happy Trails" focuses on the modern experiences of Native Americans and the manifestations of racism in the contemporary era. The story explores themes of familial connection, grief, and generational pain.

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Happy Trails Study Guide

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