I Heard the Owl Call My Name Discussion Questions

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Discuss the impacts of the whites on native culture.

Discuss the differences between how the impact of white culture on native cultures is viewed in our current time versus the time the book was written.

Discuss death and how it is viewed differently in various cultures.

Explain the significance of a potlatch in native culture.

Discuss the impact of the Church on Kingcome and native culture.

Compare the differences between white and native cultures in the novel, specifically the attitudes towards life of different types of people and how they are accepted into a community.

Chose one myth that is recounted in the book, and explain its significance.

What is the importance of the salmon and the cedar tree to the native tribes in the area?

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