Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Keith H. Basso
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Essay Topic 1

Discuss and define the role of anthropology and ethnography in studying and preserving native cultures.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Ronnie Lupe and his role in Basso's mapping of place-names.

Essay Topic 3

Examine the role of place-names in the Western Apache culture, discussing the social and historical aspects of place-names.

Essay Topic 4

Discuss the role of Charles and Morley Cromwell in Basso's study of place-names.

Essay Topic 5

Examine the story of Snakes' Water and discuss its meaning to the Western Apache.

Essay Topic 6

Discuss how cultures preserve their history and examine Edward Spicer's argument that despite a love of their history, Western Apaches would not become tribal historians.

Essay Topic 7

Compare Western Apache beliefs to that of Anglo-Americans in regards to how each view morality.

Essay Topic 8

Discuss the role of Nick Thompson in Basso's study of place names.

Essay Topic 9

Discuss the major narrative genres for the...

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