Questions for american indian heritage class


This is due by Friday, March 25th 2016, at 8:00 A.M. PACIFIC time.

 

Question 1

  1. The medicine lodge of the earth village people on the Missouri was extremely potent, and it served as a forum in which the Indian “doctors” could demonstrate their powers. Theses displays often involved ___________________  among doctors. 

 

 

magic

 

 

competition

 

 

arguments

 

 

fights to the death

Question 2

  1. The Crow medicine man, _____________________ had the power to make plants grow at the request of his community.

 

 

Blackbird

 

 

Rising Wolf

 

 

Crazy Mule

 

 

Plenty Fingers

   Question 3

  1. The Lummis, in Washington State have no need for a rain dance.

 True

 False

Question 4

  1. A ___________________ medicine man claimed the ability to create a sand storm during horse raids.

 

 

Oglala

 

 

Blackfeet

 

 

Chiricahua

 

 

Cherokee

Question 5

  1. The Menominees of Wisconsin have a stone located near their reservation that is supposed to mark their tribal sovereignty.

 True

 False

Question 6

  1. Medicine stones are said to be produced by the _____________________.

 

 

Medicine Men

 

 

Thunders

 

 

Rains

 

 

Fires

  Question 7

  1. The Jesuit saw the fire ritual as a healing ritual. 

 True

 False

Question 8

  1. The power of medicine men to cause invisibility was described by the _________________________ as the power to make their enemies blind to their presence. 

 

 

Apache

 

 

Cheyenne

 

 

Sioux

 

 

Shawnee

  Question 9

  1. A number of Western scientists and thinkers subscribe to the idea that the ultimate constituent of the universe is _______________________.

 

 

spirituality

 

 

mind-stuff

 

 

substance

 

 

smooth-mind

Question 10

  1. Geronimo reportedly had the power to extend time by singing. 

 True

 False