06th Journal entry - of suffering and hope from witnessing...

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N. Scott Momaday begins with a vibrant description of these hills rising out of a plain in Oklahoma called “Rainy Mountain”. It has the toughest weather in the world. The author returned to the mountain after her grandmother died. She wanted to be at her grave. Momaday’s grandmother was a descendant of white pioneers and lived through vital times for the Kiowa people of Rainy Mountain, even though she didn’t participate. N. Scott’s grandmother also could tell of these battle stories including the U.S. Cavalry. Her grandmother would pray in Kiowa out
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Unformatted text preview: of suffering and hope from witnessing it. Momaday remembers busy times later on in Kiowa with laughter and excitement even though of the Kiowa peoples hard times. She then finds the “quiet returned”. Now there is a funeral for her grandmother. There were big pieces of history explained in this “Rainy Mountain”. It really gives a feel for what the tribes had to go through on the Rainy Mountain. The strong relation of American subcultures and these tribes has given me a sense of realization....
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