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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who are the helpless ones, according to Chapter Two?
(a) Elderly and children.
(b) Alcoholics.
(c) Those living in poverty.
(d) People from Pine Ridge.

2. What does the Crow Dog family join in 1918 or 1920?
(a) Indian rights movement.
(b) Medicine men.
(c) Native American church.
(d) Rosebud Reservation.

3. Who tells a judge, "Peyote is my lawyer"?
(a) Russell Means.
(b) Grandpa Fool Bull.
(c) Mary Brave Bird.
(d) Leonard Crow Dog.

4. What event leads to Mary being given the special name of Ohitika Win (Brave Woman)?
(a) Participating in Sun Dance.
(b) Her grandfather's death.
(c) Her marriage.
(d) The Second Wounded Knee.

5. What tribe does the late Native American activist, Richard Oakes, belong to?
(a) Pawnee.
(b) Mohawk.
(c) Sioux.
(d) Ojibway.

6. What historic event does Grandpa Fool Bull witness?
(a) Mary's birth.
(b) The Trail of Tears.
(c) Little Big Horn.
(d) The first Wounded Knee.

7. What year does the first Wounded Knee occur?
(a) 1899.
(b) 1876.
(c) 1888.
(d) 1892.

8. How old is the author when she first drinks alcohol?
(a) Fifteen.
(b) Fourteen.
(c) Twelve.
(d) Ten.

9. What year is AIM born?
(a) 1966.
(b) 1969.
(c) 1971.
(d) 1968.

10. What is Cankpe Opi Wakpala?
(a) A warrior society.
(b) Spiritual medicine.
(c) Wounded Knee creek.
(d) A siege.

11. What are winter counts?
(a) A record of buffalo killed.
(b) A list of people who die.
(c) Pictures on buffalo skin that tell stories.
(d) The number of people living in a place in a specific winter.

12. In Chapter One, the narrator speaks of two women being found dead in the snow, Annie Mae and Delphine. Who are these women to the narrator?
(a) Cousin and friend.
(b) Sister and acquaintance.
(c) Best friend and sister-in law.
(d) Mother and aunt.

13. What event takes place on Crow Dog land in late 1972 that the author compares to a rebirth?
(a) Wounded Knee siege.
(b) Ghost Dance.
(c) Sun Dance.
(d) Marriage to Leonard Crow Dog.

14. Who is Ira Hayes?
(a) A Pima man who won the Congressional Medal of Honor.
(b) A Native American Congressman.
(c) One of the BIA employees who talked to AIM.
(d) One of the protestors in Washington, D.C.

15. According to a sign in Chapter Eight, what town has "gunsmoke flavor"?
(a) Aberdeen.
(b) Rapid City.
(c) Custer.
(d) Cheyenne.

Short Answer Questions

1. There are two major divisions among the Sioux. What are they?

2. Approximately how many acres are in the Rosebud and Pine Ridge reservations?

3. Who or what does the author blame for the "Indian drinking problem"?

4. What does AIM stand for?

5. In Chapter One, what procedure is discussed that was commonly performed on Indian women without their permission?

(see the answer keys)

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