Fools Crow - 1 Hannah Jourdonnais A.A.ron Fortner English II 07 April 2019 Reader Interpretation The book \u200bFools Crow b\u200b y James Welch tells the

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1 Hannah Jourdonnais A.A.ron Fortner English II 07 April 2019 Reader Interpretation The book Fools Crow by James Welch tells the story of White Man’s Dog, a young Blackfeet Indian and his journey overcoming the verge of manhood. Native American culture is extremely prominent in this story as it describes Native American beliefs and events going on in their lives. This story will be interpreted differently depending on the reader. For example, this reading will have a different meaning and impact on a Native person than someone who is uneducated on Native American culture and who is not Native themselves. In this essay I will discuss the diverse views different readers will form when reading this novel. This story is told in favor of the Blackfeet tribe, portraying their successes as positive, and their defeats as negative. White Man’s Dog, part of the Blackfeet tribe, is the protagonist of the story. A reader with no Native American background or culture will be in favor of him, and root for him to achieve his goals throughout the story. However, if a Native American,
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