How do Momaday's reflections on the death of his grandmother help him communicate a message about his Kiowa culture? 

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Momaday is prompted to make a personal journey—and to write this book—after his grandmother Aho passes away. She had been his own last living link to the traditional ways of the Kiowa, their ancestors. He wants to visit her grave at Rainy Mountain, near the Wichita Range in southwestern Oklahoma. But he also wants to...

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