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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What activity is justified as a way of getting a little of their own back?
(a) Stealing cars.
(b) Taking drugs.
(c) Drinking alcohol.
(d) Shoplifting.

2. Who does Mary's sister bail out of jail in Chapter Four?
(a) Her husband.
(b) Mary.
(c) Poor Bear.
(d) Annie Mae.

3. What training does Mary's mother receive for her job?
(a) Government worker training.
(b) Nurse training.
(c) Business school training.
(d) Teacher training.

4. When the author leaves Custer in Chapter Eight, what does the bumper sticker on her car say?
(a) Custer had it coming.
(b) Custer was Sioux'd.
(c) Custer died for your sins.
(d) Red Power.

5. During the author's first Native American Church meeting as a girl, how many times does she receive the medicine?
(a) Two.
(b) Three.
(c) Four.
(d) Five.

6. Where is the Sioux peyote garden located?
(a) Southwest.
(b) Black Hills.
(c) Southern Mexico.
(d) Canada.

7. Approximately how many acres are in the Rosebud and Pine Ridge reservations?
(a) Three million.
(b) Two million.
(c) Eight hundred thousand.
(d) Three hundred thousand.

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

9. How does Barbara miscarry her baby at the beginning of Chapter Five?
(a) Being in a car accident.
(b) Getting into a fight with her mother.
(c) By carrying a heavy pan while working in the kitchen.
(d) Not being able to get to the hospital on time.

10. According to Chapter Seven, what unites the different Indian nations?
(a) Peyote.
(b) AIM.
(c) Sun Dance.
(d) Vision quests.

11. In Chapter Five, whose drug of choice is LSD?
(a) Anna Mae.
(b) Bonnie.
(c) Barbara.
(d) Mary.

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

13. In Chapter One, what procedure is discussed that was commonly performed on Indian women without their permission?
(a) Hysterectomy.
(b) Appendectomy.
(c) Oral surgery.
(d) Tonsillectomy.

14. Where does Mary go to school as a child?
(a) St. Francis Boarding School.
(b) An out-of-state boarding school.
(c) Public school.
(d) Reservation day school.

15. What is pejuta sapa, mentioned in Chapter Five?
(a) Coffee.
(b) Tobacco.
(c) Sweet.
(d) Bread.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Mary, what family has no shortage of legends?

2. What legislation passes in 1934 that focuses on Indian government?

3. Who is stabbed by a white man in Chapter Eight?

4. Who does Mary go to in order to "learn to be Indian"?

5. Who are the helpless ones, according to Chapter Two?

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