Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi Hendrix Play 'The Star-Spangled Banner' at Woodstock Discussion Questions

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Choose another culture in history that has been affected by colonization. Compare this civilization to the Native-American civilization, paying particular attention to the effects on the culture's identity and ability to govern itself.

Choose one Native American who grew up on a reservation—besides Alexie—who has become a success. Compare this person's life story to Alexie's life story, focusing on any social factors that helped lead to each person's success.

On a map of the current United States, plot the various methods that were used to acquire each area from Native Americans, including a date and description at the site of each major land acquisition. On a separate map, outline each current, federally funded Native-American reservation, including the date it was founded and a short description. Compare the two maps.

Choose an actual band member who played at Woodstock, research this person's life...

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