Native American Literature
Why was story telling important to Native American people?
It passes along history and knowledge to a younger generation.
It is a way to pass the time.
It was not really that important.
It was more efficient than waiting for the internet to be invented.
What was NOT important to the Native American tribes about listening to the stories of their ancestors?
Teaching life-skills to the younger members of the tribe.
Keeping the memories of past generations alive.
Keeping the children well feed.
Learning from the experiences of the elders.
From the fable of the Firewalker shown in class, what did the young brave learn about fire?
It's hot !!!
Fire can be dangerous.
Fire is a friend not food.
It goes out when it rains.
What did Seth Fairchild of the Choctaws say about the importance of recording oral stories from our elders?
Stories are our best source of historical proof.
Every time an elder dies, a library dies with them.
Some are just too long.
His grandmother told the best stories.
Which Native American author was a Protestant Methodist minister?
There are 5 questions to complete.