Native Americans’ Present

Today we’re reading Campbell’s “How America’s Past Shapes Native Americans’ Present” from The Atlantic.

  • What is the rhetorical effect of the first two paragraphs? How do they capture your attention?
  • Campbell provides a lot of historical context for her argument. Why do you think she does this? Which historical event do you find most disturbing? Why?
  • What role does education play in the future of Native Americans in Minneapolis? 
  • If you were to conduct a research project about this issue, what kinds of artifacts might you look for? 

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