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Pigs in Heaven Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Research the adoption of Native American children by white families in America in the past. How many children did this involve? How many others became wards of the state or were forced into boarding schools? How do Native American groups handle this situation today?

Some experts insist that interracial adoptions are damaging to the children involved. Investigate the sociological and psychological effects this kind of adoption can have on a child. What is your opinion on the matter?

Research the cultural aspects of the Cherokee people. What other customs are typical of this tribe besides the ones mentioned in the novel?

What other laws besides the Indian Child Welfare Act have been passed to help establish Native American rights? Has this legislation been beneficial for the Native American community? In what ways?

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