Understanding the Sioux
Make a family tree that shows the tribal divisions among the Sioux people. Can you identify where famous people such as Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse belong?
Chapter Two starts with a Ghost Dance song. Ghost Dancing is mentioned several times within the book. Research the history of the Ghost Dance and what it symbolized for the people who practiced it historically. Does Ghost Dancing still occur? If so, how has it changed?
Mary Brave Bird's Home
Mary describes her childhood and her home in Chapter Two. Complete a drawing or make a model of Mary's home based on her descriptions.
Carlisle Indian Boarding School
Carlisle Boarding School in Pennsylvania was the first Indian boarding school, established in the latter 19th century. Do an Internet search on Carlisle Boarding School. Can you find any opinions or viewpoints from students...
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