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. To what did Nerburn compare what was happening on the grassy field below them in Chapter 12?

2. What was important when Indians fought other Indians?

3. How many people were in the front seat of the pickup?

4. What did the French want from the Indians?

5. What New England writer did Dan bring up in the conversation?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

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

5. Describe Annie's yard and other things outside her house.

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

7. What stood in the middle of the plot that was through the pillars?

8. Name some of the signs along the road in Chapter 22.

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

10. What did Dan take out of the trunk of the car at Wounded Knee?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

1) Why did Nerburn decide to write Neither Wolf Nor Dog? What did he hope the book would do?

2) Describe Dan and Wenonah.

3) Why did Dan choose Nerburn to write the book?

4) Answer two of the three questions.

Essay Topic 2

Choose two of these three topics:

1) What are some of the additional personal things Nerburn learns about Dan at Annie's house?

2) What does Danelle say about Indian women?

3) Describe how Whites handle racism differently than Indians. Include mention of half-breeds, quarter-breeds and other ethnic blending and how Indian children were separated into groups at the white boarding schools.

Essay Topic 3

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?

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