McCue Esner “Ada Deer and the Menominee Restoration: Rethinking Native American Protest Rhetoric” Argumentation & Advocacy. You might find the following discussion questions helpful in shaping your response:
- How are DRUMS and AIM a counterpublic? Who are their audiences? How do they make themselves heard as outsiders?
- How can protest rhetoric appeal to dominant discourses? How do you appeal to a hostile audience? Is persuasion always the goal of protest rhetoric?
- What can intersectionality teach us about Menomonee Restoration?
- How does reading Ada Deer through a lens of technical writing inform your interpretation?
- How has this week changed your view of rhetoric or Native American relations?
You might find the following resources helpful:
About Ada Deer – https://news.wisc.edu/ada-deer-a-lifetime-of-firsts/
About Termination – https://www.mpm.edu/content/wirp/ICW-97
Menominee Restoration Act – https://narf.org/nill/documents/nlr/nlr2-3.pdf