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The Night Wanderer Wolf Prologue

The Night Wanderer Wolf Prologue

Wolf symbolism • • • The wolf is a symbol “of loyalty, strong family

Wolf symbolism • • • The wolf is a symbol “of loyalty, strong family ties, good communication, education, understanding and intelligence” (Spirits of the West Coast) “has the strongest supernatural powers and is the most accomplished hunter” (Spirits of the West Coast) Has strong determination Ability to guide people, and help people “overcome fear, indecision, and confusion” (Spirits of the West Coast) Association with family since wolves travel in packs (www. batstar. com)

Cultural significance • Wolves are believed to the reincarnation of hunters and are viewed

Cultural significance • Wolves are believed to the reincarnation of hunters and are viewed as being the most similar to Indigenous peoples way of life • Both “hunt, gather, defend, and even educate their tribe or pack”

Read the “Prologue”

Read the “Prologue”

Who wins? • Grandfather responds to his grandchild and says, “The [wolf] you feed”

Who wins? • Grandfather responds to his grandchild and says, “The [wolf] you feed” (v)

How does a person feed his/her inner “wolf”? • Discuss in your groups how

How does a person feed his/her inner “wolf”? • Discuss in your groups how we might feed the “good” and “bad” within us

Chapter 1 • See handout

Chapter 1 • See handout

Read Chapter 2 for homework • Makes notes in dual entry journal (for both

Read Chapter 2 for homework • Makes notes in dual entry journal (for both Pierre L’Errant and Tiffany)

Works Cited • http: //www. batstar. com/first-nations-animal-descriptions/ • https: //spiritsofthewestcoast. com/collections/the-wolf-symbol • http: //www.

Works Cited • http: //www. batstar. com/first-nations-animal-descriptions/ • https: //spiritsofthewestcoast. com/collections/the-wolf-symbol • http: //www. thecanadianencyclopedia. ca/en/article/religion-of-aboriginalpeople/