Lesson 1 (from Part I, Running, Chapter 1)
Gary explains he had a disconnect when it came to an animals suffering when he hunted.
The objective of this lesson is to take a closer look at the practice of hunting.
1) Initiate a class discussion on the student's opinion of hunters. Are they in support of trophy hunting? Why or why not? What about hunting for meat?
2) Break the class into groups of two or three, and research and discuss the different practices of hunting from the stone-age period forward. How has it changed? Is it still truly "sporting" the way hunting is executed in today's age? Why or why not?
3) In short essay form, discuss hunting as a way of life for native peoples. How did it begin to change since the colonization of North America? What aspects led it to be changed?
4) In essay form, discuss methods of hunting you approve of...
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