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. How do Dan and the Lakota people feel about being called Indians?

2. What color was Grover's Buick?

3. What drug did Nerburn take in the sixties that mimicked the experience Dan had listening to the dead?

4. On what reservation had Nerburn worked several years before?

5. Dan's lifestyle was like whose?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who passed Grover as he drove 45 mph on the trip they were taking?

2. Describe Grover's house.

3. What did Dan tell Nerburn about the prairie dogs?

4. What were some of the reasons why Nerburn considered going home after his lunch with Grover and Dan?

5. Describe where Nerburn's Nissan truck ended up.

6. Describe the landmark Nerburn came upon when riding across North Dakota on his motorcycle.

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

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

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

10. Why did Kent Nerburn want to write this book?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose two of these three topics:

1) Explain how Dan felt about being called Indian. Did he object? Would he rather be called a Native American?

2) What did Dan have to say about the origin of Indians? Did he agree they came across a land bridge over the Bering Strait? What reasons did he give?

3) How did Dan say the Europeans exterminate Indians?

Essay Topic 2

Choose two of these three topics:

1) How did the Indians treat white men when they first came to Indian land? How did white men -- French, Spanish and English -- treat the Indians?

2) What kind of a ride did they have after Nerburn asked to make a phone call and Grover said "short cut"? Why did Grover call his car "Shunka kan"?

3) What did Dan reveal about "Tatanka," the buffalo which they spotted on the side of a hill?

4) Choose two of the topics to write on.

Essay Topic 3

Choose two of these three topics:

1) Describe Annie.

2) Describe Danelle and Delvin.

3) Describe Danelle and Delvin's children.

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