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The epitaph of the book is from Joy Harjo’s The Woman Who Fell from The Sky. How does the epitaph reflect Harjo’s life?

The epitaph speaks of observing the earth from a great distance and finding “dissonance attracted more dissonance. Harmony attracted harmony” (11). This question asks the reader to find the patterns of harmony and dissonance within Harjo’s life experiences and whether her poetic wisdom is accurate.

How does the forced relocation from the mid-nineteenth century affect the Indian population in present day Oklahoma?

The author describes how her Creek (Mvskoke) ancestors traveled what become known as the Trail of Tears. This question invites the reader to investigate the forced relocation of the Creek nation (and Cherokee, Choctaw, Seminole and Chickasaw nations), the effect it had on the nations, and how that effect has reverberated into the subsequent generations.

What influence does poverty have on the Harjo family?

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