Story from Bear Country Summary
Leslie Marmon Silko

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Story from Bear Country Summary

"Story from Bear Country," first published in Silko's collection of poetry and prose Storyteller in 1981, retells a Native-American myth in a simple and direct tone. Silko, an award-winning poet and novelist, grew up in New Mexico where she was raised within three strong cultures—Laguna Indian, Mexican, and white European—which influenced her strong writing voice. Borrowing from traditional Laguna "abduction myths," stories of animals seducing humans and transforming them, the poet uses vivid...

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The Story from Bear Country Study Pack contains about 38 pages of study material in 7 products, including:

Story from Bear Country Study Guide