1. Describe White Man's Dog as he was introduced in the first two chapters of this book.
White Man's Dog is an 18-year-old Pikunis brave who worries he will not have enough wealth to attract a woman. He thinks a many-shots-gun would improve his standing. The other boys tease him because he has never had any experience with a woman.
2. Describe Fast Horse as he in introduced in the first two chapters of this book.
Fast Horse is a young Pikunis brave and a friend of White Man's Dog. He is full of self-importance and brags about his father's Beaver Medicine Bundle, which he will inherit one day.
3. What techniques does the author use to introduce the reader to the Pikuni culture?
The author uses cultural terminology to introduce aspects of the Pikuni culture. He also uses the point of view of the young braves to help describe what is important to the Pikunis in this culture, such as having dream visions, the need to have an object of wealth such as a many-shots-gun or a powerful medicine bundle, and belief in the many-faces-man's magic.
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