Introduction and Chapter 1
1. In what year was the book published?
2. In what year was the book updated?
3. What was the author doing when the seed for this book was planted in his mind?
(a) Day-dreaming about Indians and their values.
(b) Re-reading the other books he had written about Indians.
(c) Sitting on his front porch watching the sun set.
(d) Riding his motorcycle across North Dakota in August.
4. What was inside the three-sided wooden structure Nerburn came across on his motorcycle trip?
(a) A wood carving of a Lakota Indian.
(b) A sacred Lakota buffalo rock.
(c) An offering of free fruits and vegetables to passers-by.
(d) Three stones with Lakota traditions inscribed in them.
5. What did the Lakota people call the Creator?
(a) Walka Tenken.
(b) Wakan Tanka.
(c) The Great Spirit.
(d) Watiki Tokan.
6. What did the Lakota people consider a sacred offering?
(b) River stones.
(c) Buffalo hides.
7. Nerburn got a phone call from whom in Chapter 1?
(a) His son.
(b) An Indian Elder.
(c) An Indian woman.
(d) His publisher.
This section contains 4,544 words
(approx. 16 pages at 300 words per page)