Unformatted text preview: 3. Native American myths and folktales often feature ________, similar to African folklore. 4. Nearly all of the literary evidence of the ________ civilization was destroyed by Spanish missionaries and colonial settlers. 5. The Aztec capital, ________, was constructed on an island in the middle of Lake Texcoco. 5-point question: 6. In your own words, write a single paragraph (using complete sentences) that fulfills the following: In Chapter 9, we find an excerpt from the beginning of the tale of Sundiata, the great king of the 13th century Mali Empire of western Africa. In this opening to the tale, the storyteller – the griot – explains his role in the culture of his people, the crucial elements of cultural tradition that he and his forebearers provide to their people. Describe three important services that the African griot provides to his community, according to this excerpt....
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- Fall '08
- Aztec, West Africa, Griot, Mandinka people