1. For what is the African tribe preparing at the beginning of the book?
At the beginning of the book, the At-mun-shi tribe is preparing for their mystic dance, which would welcome the time of herbage and the planting of the corn.
2. How does the ceremony at the beginning of the book start out?
The ceremony at the beginning of the book starts when the king plays a drum and several other drums answer; then the people put down their weapons and join the celebration.
3. What happens during the ceremony as the king's son is looking at his sister?
During the ceremony the king's son is looking at and thinking about his sister when shots ring out through the village and the king falls dead.
4. What does At-mun do when the big commotion occurs at the beginning of the book?
When the commotion breaks out during the ceremony, At-mun runs to his father's side as white men invade the village. At-mun quickly moves to his sister, protecting her from these strange invaders.
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