N. Scott Momaday

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What does it mean when Momaday says that Native Americans "tell stories in order to affirm our being and our place in the scheme of things"?

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In his essay “The Becoming of the Native: Man in America Before Columbus,” Kiowa author N. Scott Momaday ’s audience is mainstream American society. His purpose in writing the text is to explain to the outsider the significance of storytelling within Native American culture and society. He...

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