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Ten Little Indians Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

How well do the Indians portrayed in this collection of stories adapt to and cope with their lives in contemporary America? Is their ethnicity a help or hindrance?

Identify and discuss the various methods for coping with feelings of anger, powerlessness and disenfranchisement used by the characters in these stories.

Several of the stories are told from the viewpoint of a young man of mixed Indian background growing up with a single mother. What are some of the challenges faced by a person in that situation, as shown in the stories?

What are some of the attitudes displayed by Indians in these stories toward the majority white culture?

The collection is titled "Ten Little Indians," and yet there are only nine stories. Why?

Compare a familiar Indian figure or stereotype (Chief Seattle, Geronimo, Crazy Horse) to any of the Indian characters in these stories. What...

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