`An Indian Father’s Plea by Robert Lake (Medicine Grizzlybear) – Flashcards

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Who is Wind Wolf?
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He is Robert Lake's son.
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How was Wind Wolf born?
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He was born and raised on the reservation.
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What are some physical characteristics of Wind Wolf?
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He has dark brown eyes, has long black hair, and he has an olive complexion.
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How is Wind Wolf in the classroom?
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He is shy and quiet.
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How old is Wind Wolf, and what grade is he in?
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He is 5 years old and he is in kindergarten.
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the teacher said that Wind Wolf was a "________________________"
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"slow learner"
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True or False: At the age of 5, he has NOT been through an advanced education.
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False
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Who was Wind Wolf bonded with at the traditional childbirth ceremony?
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He was bonded with his mother and the Mother Earth.
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Who has Wind Wolf been cared for?
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his mother, father, cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and extended tribal family.
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Where was Wind Wolf placed when he was born?
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He was placed in a specially designed Indian baby basket.
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Who was served to bond with Wind Wolf at the ceremony?
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his genetic father, the great Spirit, the grandfather sun, and the grandmother moon.
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Why was he served with the great spirit, the grandfather sun, etc..?
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because it was all done in order to introduce him properly into the new and natural world and to protect his sensative and delicate soul.
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The traditional Indian baby basket became his __________. and served as his ____________
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"turtle shell", seat for his classroom
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Who and what was the basket made by?
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Made by a tribal elder who had gathered her materials with prayer and in a ceremonial way. it was designed to provide the child with the kind of knowledge and experience he will need in order to survive the real world.
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"We believe it forces the child to first develop his intuitive faculties, rational intellect, symbolic thinking, and five senses." What is the author describing?
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The Indian basket.
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What was Wind Wolf's educational setting like?
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colorful, complicated, sensative, and diverse.
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"He attended the sacred and ancient __________________________ Dance of his people and is well acquianted."
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The White Deerskin Dance.
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What does he know how to prepare?
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acorn, smoked salmon, eel, and deer meet.
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What has he played with?
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Abalone shells, pine nuts, iris grass string, and leather.
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Wind wolf is not culturally "disadvantaged" he is culturally "______________".
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culturally "different"
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if you ask Wind Wolf how many months there are in a year he will say.....
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13 months.
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why is wind wolf caught between "two worlds, torn by two distinct cultural systems."
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because he is not used to the modern education system, he learned differently from the other children because he was born and raised under the indian culture.
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True or False: for the third time in two weeks, wind wolf came home crying and said he wanted to have his hair cut.
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true
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what is wind wolf struggling with?
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he has no friends in school because of his culture and race, he wants to cut his hair because kids bully him, his friends mother wont allow him into the house because he doesnt want him growing up with indian people, he does not want to go to school anymore, feels ashamed of his culture, refuses to sing songs, play with his indian artifacts, learn his language, or participate in sacred ceremonies.
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How many tribal systems flow through his blood?
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7
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question
Who is Wind Wolf?
answer
He is Robert Lake's son.
question
How was Wind Wolf born?
answer
He was born and raised on the reservation.
question
What are some physical characteristics of Wind Wolf?
answer
He has dark brown eyes, has long black hair, and he has an olive complexion.
question
How is Wind Wolf in the classroom?
answer
He is shy and quiet.
question
How old is Wind Wolf, and what grade is he in?
answer
He is 5 years old and he is in kindergarten.
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the teacher said that Wind Wolf was a "________________________"
answer
"slow learner"
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True or False: At the age of 5, he has NOT been through an advanced education.
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False
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Who was Wind Wolf bonded with at the traditional childbirth ceremony?
answer
He was bonded with his mother and the Mother Earth.
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Who has Wind Wolf been cared for?
answer
his mother, father, cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and extended tribal family.
question
Where was Wind Wolf placed when he was born?
answer
He was placed in a specially designed Indian baby basket.
question
Who was served to bond with Wind Wolf at the ceremony?
answer
his genetic father, the great Spirit, the grandfather sun, and the grandmother moon.
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Why was he served with the great spirit, the grandfather sun, etc..?
answer
because it was all done in order to introduce him properly into the new and natural world and to protect his sensative and delicate soul.
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The traditional Indian baby basket became his __________. and served as his ____________
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"turtle shell", seat for his classroom
question
Who and what was the basket made by?
answer
Made by a tribal elder who had gathered her materials with prayer and in a ceremonial way. it was designed to provide the child with the kind of knowledge and experience he will need in order to survive the real world.
question
"We believe it forces the child to first develop his intuitive faculties, rational intellect, symbolic thinking, and five senses." What is the author describing?
answer
The Indian basket.
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What was Wind Wolf's educational setting like?
answer
colorful, complicated, sensative, and diverse.
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"He attended the sacred and ancient __________________________ Dance of his people and is well acquianted."
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The White Deerskin Dance.
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What does he know how to prepare?
answer
acorn, smoked salmon, eel, and deer meet.
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What has he played with?
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Abalone shells, pine nuts, iris grass string, and leather.
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Wind wolf is not culturally "disadvantaged" he is culturally "______________".
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culturally "different"
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if you ask Wind Wolf how many months there are in a year he will say.....
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13 months.
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why is wind wolf caught between "two worlds, torn by two distinct cultural systems."
answer
because he is not used to the modern education system, he learned differently from the other children because he was born and raised under the indian culture.
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True or False: for the third time in two weeks, wind wolf came home crying and said he wanted to have his hair cut.
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true
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what is wind wolf struggling with?
answer
he has no friends in school because of his culture and race, he wants to cut his hair because kids bully him, his friends mother wont allow him into the house because he doesnt want him growing up with indian people, he does not want to go to school anymore, feels ashamed of his culture, refuses to sing songs, play with his indian artifacts, learn his language, or participate in sacred ceremonies.
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How many tribal systems flow through his blood?
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7