Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival Topics for Discussion

Velma Wallis
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Compare and contrast Sa''s and Ch'idzigyaak's reactions to the news that they will be left behind by The People. What factors do you think account for their differing reactions?

Discuss the power of hope. When the two old women decide to die trying, what role does hope play in their plan, their actions, and their morale?

Compare and contrast the two stories told by the old women. What does Ch'idzigyaak's story about her grandmother say about her? What does Sa''s story about her banishment say about her? How have these tales from the past shaped the present for the two women?

When the two women finally arrive at the abandoned camp by the river, they have mixed emotions. What emotions do they feel? Think of a time when you have returned to a place that holds many memories for you. Which emotions prevail? Happy...

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