Pretty-shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Frank Bird Linderman
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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 was the name of the "borrowed" baby in Chapter 5?

2. What was the medicine of the Crow wolf that Pretty-shield recognized high on a hill?

3. How many other times had Linderman been able to obtain tobacco seed from an Indian?

4. How old was Pretty-shield when Linderman interviewed her for the book?

5. What did Pretty-shield remember the trappers giving the Chief?

Short Essay Questions

1. When Pretty-shield and the other children made a pretend village, the village was so real that they felt they had to do what?

2. What did Pretty-shield do during the bear attack on the women picking berries?

3. Describe how Pretty-shield's kicking ball was made.

4. What are a couple of the things that Pretty-shield describes as being "strange things" in Crow country?

5. Describe how Pretty-shield received the scar on her forehead.

6. Describe what happened when Pretty-shield's mother chased after the horse that ran away from her.

7. What did Pretty-shield do when the girl in the calico dress suggested they take a swim in the creek?

8. Describe the kicking ball game that Pretty-shield talks about playing in Chapter 8.

9. In Chapter 4, what did the coyote tell the boy to do to get rid of Red-woman?

10. Why did Pretty-shield state that the Crows could not all live together?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How does Pretty-shield describe the way of life for Crows in modern day compared to life as it was growing up as a little girl? What things do you think Pretty-shield misses most about the Crow life as a child? Why?

Essay Topic 2

Pretty-shield entrusted Linderman to make an account of her life and write about the Crow culture. Why do you think Pretty-shield trusted Linderman enough to do this? How did Pretty-shield communicate with Linderman, and do you think there were things in the stories that were lost because of the language barrier between them?

Essay Topic 3

In Chapter 13, Pretty-shield mentions her medicine dream to Linderman. What did her dream involve, and what happened that led up to her receiving this medicine dream? What animal ended up being Pretty-shield's medicine and how does she describe them?

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