Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Kent Nerburn
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did the Indians feel the Creator disapproved of that the white man did?

2. Nerburn got a phone call from whom in Chapter 1?

3. How did Nerburn feel when he was among the Indians?

4. What was the title of one of the books Nerburn wrote after working on the reservation?

5. What does "wakan" mean in English?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who was the white lady Grover mentioned and what had she wanted to do?

2. What did Nerburn find when he returned to Dan's house several months later?

3. Describe what was on the grassy field below where Dan, Grover and Nerburn were parked in Chapter 12.

4. Describe Grover's house.

5. How do whites treat history of Lincoln differently than the history of Jesus?

6. What happened to Nerburn's black Nissan truck when he got back in it to drive away?

7. Dan asked Nerburn to read one of the papers he had written using the Elder's notes and clippings. Describe that paper.

8. Describe Danelle and Delvin, Dan's other granddaughter and her husband.

9. What is Paha Sapa?

10. Describe the scene in Grover's Buick on the way back that moved Nerburn to tears.

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose two of these three topics:

1) Why did white men choose freedom and Indians choose honor to worship? Discuss the cages Dan brought up. Are white men really free?

2) How did Dan describe the treaties which were offered to the Indians?

3) How did the whites use words against the Indians?

Essay Topic 2

Choose two of these three topics:

1) What did Dan say about Indians who sell sacred objects of their people?

2) Describe the grassy field where the Pow Wow was going to be held and what was on it.

3) How did being in the Navy influence Grover?

Essay Topic 3

Choose two of these three topics:

1) Why did Indian children root for the cowboys in the old Cowboy and Indian movies?

2) What influence did Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show have? What famous Indian was in it? What famous foreign ruler saw it?

3) Describe "movie Indians." What were some of the funny comments made about them by the Indians?

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