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1. Explain the problems posed by Neihardt's transcription and editing of Black Elk's narrative.

2. Discuss Black Elk's spirituality as it compares to a religion you are familiar with.

3. Explore the relationship between adults and children in the Sioux society depicted in Black Elk Speaks.

4. Discuss the relationship between men and women in the Sioux society depicted in Black Elk Speaks.

5. Trace the history of the U.S. Government's dealings with the Sioux as depicted in Black Elk Speaks.

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During the fishing lesson, how does Watanye react when Black Elk falls into the water?

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When I complained about our cafeteria food, my biology teacher told me he wished they'd serve agarics. Was he talking about some kind of dessert?

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