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1.2.9: Reading and Review Questions

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    1. In the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Cherokee, and Zuni Origin Tales, what values of their respective tribes emerge in each tale? How?
    2. In the Trickster Cycle, what is the cause of/who causes disruptions? Why? To what effect?
    3. What concept of justice, if any, does “Origin of Disease and Medicine” illustrate? How?
    4. What do you think is the overall message or purpose of the “Thanksgiving Address?” How does its refrain contribute to this message or purpose? Why?
    5. What do “The Arrival of the Whites” and “The Coming of the Whiteman Revealed” suggest the Lenape (Delaware) and the Micmac clearly understood about the meaning of the white man’s arrival? What, if anything, about the white man’s arrival, is not understood? How do you know?

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