Comparing Rites Of Passage In The Medicine Bag And Apache Girl

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The two selection about Rites of Passage for a short story titled “The Medicine Bag” and a documentary video titled “Apache Girl's Rite of Passage” are similar and different. Both selection follow native American traditions. In that tradition the main characters become adults but one is a girl becoming a woman and one is a boy becoming a man. In the Apache Girls video the tradition was more public. While in the medicine bag the tradition was held in a private room. For example, Grandpa said to the boy, “ I sent your mother and sister away what you will hear today is for your ears. What you will receive today is only for your hands.” a final difference between the two selection is one is a video and one as a text. There are some advantages

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