Junior tells us that the biggest difference between Indians and white people is that Indians have more deaths and more funerals. What does Junior means when he says this?
Students will probably interpret this to mean that Indians are more likely to die young or to die from preventable causes. Life appears to be shorter and more hazardous on the rez.
Some students may notice another possible reason why white people attend fewer funerals. A couple of times Junior has pointed out that white people seems less connected to each other. While Indians seem to know everything about everyone on their reservation, a white person may know almost nothing about the person living next...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 804 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 5934 literature essays, 1679 sample college application essays, 230 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.