Scott Momaday Using Native American Folktales In The Classroom

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In the commentary, “Using Native American Folktales in the Classroom”, by Debbie Reese and the piece, “The Way to Rainy Mountain”, by Scott Momaday, authenticity is very important between these controversial articles. Establishing the authenticity of a text to be used in a high school classroom is imperative before assigning the text to be read by students. In commentaries by different authors, the authors depict Native Americans in many different ways. Before reading these articles students should establish the authenticity of the pieces of literature. In Reese 's article, she talks about how children should really know the history of Native Americans not just what they looked like based on pop culture. “To counter these misrepresentations,

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