Storyteller Discussion Questions

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There are, occasionally, unrealistic details in this short story (for example, at the story's beginning, the young woman is certain that the sun has stopped in its path). How do these elements relate to the plot or themes of the story?

How does the opening and closing of "Storyteller" exemplify the plight of the protagonist in general (the young woman is in prison)?

Research the significance of Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in Native-American history. Discuss the 1973 clash between protesting Native Americans and federal marshals, and the historic battle between U.S. soldiers and Native Americans at this site in 1890.

Research early treaties between British colonials and Native Americans. What was the legal status of these treaties in later twentieth-century reparation negotiations and agreements?

Persons indigenous to the American continents at the time of European conquest and colonialism were descendants of Asian peoples...

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