There There Fun Activities

Tommy Orange
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Plan a Trip to the Museum

Look at the website for the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Pretend you are planning a trip there - or actually do plan a trip there - and create an itinerary, including which exhibits you would want to visit and why.

Design Your Own Regalia

Make a collage, paint a picture, or use other art materials to design your own Indian regalia like the kind Orange describes Orvil wearing to the powwow in There There.

Movie Cast

Pretend you are a casting director making a movie based on There There. Make a list of the main characters and the actors you would want to play them. This may be a challenging activity as there are not many well-known Native actors, and Orange writes about the absurdity of casting an Italian actor to play the "crying Indian" in...

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