Questions for American Indian Heritage class

Question 1
The Melody article partially reconstructs the Oglala creation story based on the J.R. Walker’s manuscript.

True

False

Question 2

Ella Deloria critiques the J.R walker manuscript based on her own knowledge.

True

False

Question 3

In the story Rabbit Boy, ___________________ forgets the Rabbit Boy’s song and is cut up and never comes back to life.

Blood Clot

Iktome

Changing Women

Old One

Question 4

According to the Cheyenne story, “Great Medicine Makes a Beautiful Country” The Great Spirit created _____________ kinds of human beings.

Three

Four

Five

Two

Question 5

The Kumeyaay have ____________________ reservations in San Diego County.

Seventeen

Fifteen

Thirteen

Ten

Question 6

According to the Kumeyaay story of creation Tu-Chai-Pai made the world.

True

False

Question 7

The Miwok story “The World Before the Coming of the Indians” tells of a great cannibal giant named ________________________.

Jon Snow

Uwulin

Kuksu

Achomawi

Question 8

___________________ romanticize an “authentic” and “traditional” Native American culture whose spirituality can save them from their own sense of malaise.

European’s

American Indians

Medicine men

New Agers

Question 9

Aldred contends that the New Age movement is primarily a consumerist movement.

True

False

Question 10

The term ________________________________________ refers to those New Age authors who claim the ability to teach their consumers how to practice Native American Spirituality.

Teachers of the sky

Plastic Medicine People

Shamans

Healers

Question 11

Native Americans support the work of New Age authors because it at least teaches people something about Native spirituality.

True

False

Question 12

Mary Elizabeth Marlow writes about Beautiful Painted Arrow…who tells Marlow he has seen two kachinas landing in a space machine and explains his philosophy through allusions to Dancing with Wolves.

True

False

Question 13

New Agers argue that their right to assembly gave them the “right” to Native American religion.

True

False

Question 14

Gerald Vizenor refers to New Age plastic shamans as ___________________________.

Post Indian Warriors

playing Indian

simulations of the Indian

postmodern

Question 15

The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act was passed by Congress in 1978.

True

False
Question 16

__________________________ collected more than 1,000 skulls, including many Native Americans.

Thomas Jefferson

Vine Deloria Jr.

James Ridding

Samuel Morton

Question 17

The passage of AIRFA and NAGPRA has made it possible for Native Americans to deal with state institutions.

True

False

Question 18

NAGRPA exposed the practice of institutional racism toward Native Americans.

True

False

Question 19

At ______________________ there is a designated cemetery site for the repatriation of Native remains.

The Smithsonian

Fort Hood

Camp Pendelton

University of Missouri

Question 20

Many tribes in had no separate word for religion or spirituality.

True

False

Question 21

In _____________________ female healers and midwives were often punished or killed on charges of witchcraft.

Indian communities

1920’s Boston

Europe

nature

Question 22

In the 1880’s the penalty for breaking laws prohibiting religious behavior often included ____________________________________.

whipping

banishment

withholding rations

withholding family

Question 23

When Natives gained citizenship in 1924 it ensured that Native religious freedoms would be protected under the First Amendment.

True

False

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