The Man to Send Rainclouds Discussion Questions

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Research the historical experiences of Native Americans by reading the introduction to Geary Hobson's anthology The Remembered Earthor portions of Major Problems in American Indian History, edited by Albert Hurtacto and Peter Iverson. Relate what you have learned to Leon's story.

Study "The Man to Send Rain Clouds" within a larger context, specifically the spread of Christianity among other nations and cultures. For example, compare Father Paul's experience on the Pueblo reservation with the missionary's experience in India in Robin White's novel House of Many Rooms.

Was Silko successful in creating the landscape of New Mexico in "The Man to Send Rain Clouds?" Discuss the importance of the story's geographical location and physical features and relate these features to the main themes of the story.

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