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Research the appearance of the Trickster in Native American and Native Canadian cultures and compare his depiction in various myths to his appearance in The Rez Sisters.
Research how many Native Americans and Canadians were forced to live on reserves (reservations). Find accounts of life on these reserves. Compare and contrast these accounts with the depiction of Wasy in The Rez Sisters.
Research the effects of Christianity and missionaries on Native American and Native Canadian life. Describe the degree to which you think these effects have caused many Native people to lose touch with their spirituality.
Research they ways death is depicted in various cultures. Compare and contrast these depictions with the Cree perception of death that is presented in The Rez Sisters.