Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder Test | Final 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 Dan say Nerburn thought too much about?

2. What burial site did they head for after leaving the Homestead town?

3. What is Paha Sapa?

4. According to Indians what people are closest to God?

5. Why was Sitting Bull great?

Short Essay Questions

1. Dan said the white people had made them blanket Indians hanging around the trading post for handouts. What did he say they were now?

2. Describe the inside of Annie's house.

3. Describe the Homestead town they visited in Chapter 15.

4. What did the Indian couple that was in the restaurant in the Homestead town do to disgrace Indians?

5. What was the advice Dan gave Nerburn in Chapter 12, "Welcome to Our Land"?

6. The monument at Wounded Knee was erected in memory of what?

7. What is Paha Sapa?

8. What are some of the bad things the white men did to the Indians?

9. Describe what was in the bundle Grover took out of his trunk that he and Dan unwrapped in Chapter 12, "Welcome to Our Land"?

10. According to Dan, why are white people in trouble?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Choose two of these questions as essay topics.

1) List and describe all the contents of Dan's shoe boxes. What is their purpose?

2) Describe Grover. How is he important to the book?

3) What did Dan write about how Indians learned about forgiveness from the land in the paper Nerburn read aloud?

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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