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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many kids are in Mary's family?
(a) Seven.
(b) Four.
(c) Five.
(d) Two.

2. Who does Mary go to in order to "learn to be Indian"?
(a) Crow Dogs.
(b) Grandpa Moore.
(c) Her great aunt Mary.
(d) School friends raised traditionally.

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

4. Chapter Two begins with what?
(a) Cheyenne proverb.
(b) Hopi song.
(c) Words from a young man from Eagle Butte.
(d) Ghost Dance song.

5. Which old warrior society once wore long sashes?
(a) The Dog Soliders.
(b) The Strong Hearts.
(c) The Kit Foxes.
(d) The Badgers.

6. Where are many of the nuns from at the boarding school in Chapter Three?
(a) Bavaria.
(b) England.
(c) New York.
(d) The Netherlands.

7. What is the sacred medicine that was the Creator's gift to the Indian people?
(a) Sage.
(b) Agrimony.
(c) Sweet grass.
(d) Peyote.

8. What is the name of the boarding school that the author attends?
(a) Rosebud.
(b) Chilocco.
(c) St. Xavier.
(d) St. Francis.

9. In Chapter Two, what happens to Mary's uncles?
(a) They are killed by soldiers.
(b) They catch TB and die.
(c) They die in infancy.
(d) They are jailed.

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

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

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

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

14. In Chapter Four, where are you likely to see a sign that says, "No Indians and Dogs Allowed"?
(a) South Dakota government buildings.
(b) South Dakota department stores.
(c) South Dakota saloons.
(d) South Dakota bus stations.

15. What is an iyeska?
(a) A Native American woman.
(b) Someone belonging to the Lakota Nation.
(c) A teenager.
(d) Someone who is both white and Native American.

Short Answer Questions

1. Chapter One is titled "A Woman from He-Dog." What is "He-Dog" and where do you find it?

2. Who repeats, "You must kill the Indian in order to save the man"?

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

4. What does Mary's grandmother tell her never to do in Chapter Two?

5. In Chapter Five, whose drug of choice is LSD?

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