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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 do Waterlily and Little Bear fear has happened to Little Bear's father?
2. What does Waterlily do as soon as the ghostkeeping is over in Chapter 13?
3. What follows the singing in the celebration in Chapter 11?
4. How long can a Dakota ghostkeeping last?
5. What does the boy who Waterlily's cousin supposedly agreed to marry realize in Chapter 12?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Waterlily learn about the camp circle when Sacred Horse's cousin finds her, Echo, and Little Bear in Chapter 16?
2. What is the significance of a Buffalo Ceremony, and why does Rainbow give one for Waterlily?
3. Why does Lowanla ask if Waterlily was the girl who offered him water at the Sun Dance, and how does Waterlily respond?
4. What happens during the first part of the Sun Dance ceremony in Chapter 10, and what particularly captures Waterlily's attention?
5. Who is Red Leaf, and why is Waterlily happy to meet his parents in Chapter 15?
6. Why do women sneak water to their husbands and boyfriends during the Sun Dance, and how does Waterlily feel about this?
7. What is a ghostkeeping, and why does Gloku's family decide to have one when she dies?
8. Who arranges for Waterlily to visit her family's camp circle, how is the visit arranged, and how does Waterlily feel about it?
9. When Sacred Horse tells his friend about the distance between him and his wife, what does Sacred Horse's friend suggest?
10. Describe the camp circle of Waterlily's new husband and new family in Chapter 14?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What does the relationship between the Native Americans and their surroundings suggest?
Essay Topic 2
What relationship does Waterlily's camp circle have with neighboring camp circles and other local tribes of Native Americans?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the characters Waterlily and Blue Bird.
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