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Re: What did you learn from the book?

Post by ebethina » 20 Oct 2017, 15:41

I did find that I learned more about the Native Americans. The hardest part about that tale though was it dragged so long I had a hard time focusing on it so I wish it could have been shortened just a bit so that I felt I got to know even more about Native Americans in the past.
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Post by Kat Berg » 20 Oct 2017, 18:27

For me, my knowledge of the various ice ages is quite sketchy, so any information at all is more than I knew, so I enjoyed the discussion about that.

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Post by ZeroChill » 20 Oct 2017, 23:44

If there was something to be learned from the book it was how to adopt to present situations and move on with your life by accepting the reality
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Post by Athena Moon » 21 Oct 2017, 05:56

I learnt a lot! The existence of huge animals back in the day, the migration of people in North, tribal culture, weaponry, cultural aspects of Native people, modern issues and conspiracy.

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Post by Tanny136 » 22 Oct 2017, 01:17

Sarah's courageous nature. William's calm and composed nature and despite being physically weak he goes ahead with the trip- this indeed is an inspiration to many!
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Post by Nishant Das » 22 Oct 2017, 12:19

I learned that all the legends that are passed down from generation to generation can be validated or debated from the perspective of science and logic.
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Post by BoyLazy » 23 Oct 2017, 11:47

ZeroChill wrote:If there was something to be learned from the book it was how to adopt to present situations and move on with your life by accepting the reality
In life our actions depend on the situations. We never repeat our mistakes if put in the same situation.
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Post by Amagine » 23 Oct 2017, 22:12

Nishant Das wrote:I learned that all the legends that are passed down from generation to generation can be validated or debated from the perspective of science and logic.
That will always be the case, unfortunately.
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Post by jonaya » 25 Oct 2017, 03:22

I have learnt that I should be a good father and ready to take good care of my children not like the way Tom did to his daughter Becky. It shows he was a careless man who did not know his responsibility towards his daughter Becky

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Post by kwahu » 28 Oct 2017, 04:47

"short-face", this was amazing to learn. I actually have never heard of such a bear. The historical ages were also a fascinating thing to discover.

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Post by Barry1379 » 28 Oct 2017, 10:42

I learned to persevere and be honest. I also love the picture of the author with the bear.

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I learned to persevere and be honest. I also love the picture of the author with the bear.
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Post by Jennifer Allsbrook » 28 Oct 2017, 14:23

Amagine wrote:If you look past the characters and the plot, there was a lot of historical and educational content to the book as well. The author out in information about different kinds of weapons used in the past, animals and cultural information about Native Americans.

After reading the book, was there anything you learned that you didn't know before? Personally, I learned about the existence of a bear called, "Short -Face." That was a rather interesting tidbit of information.
Learning about the geography of the area in relationship to Alaska and the land bridge and the distances that would have to be traveled is what I found interesting. Also, the thrower for darts was a weapon that I was unfamiliar with.

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Post by K_Robinson » 29 Oct 2017, 22:41

I found the history to be interesting. I had no idea what an Atlatl was and to hear about the harsh conditions people once lived in made me appreciate what we have now! I can sit outside at night without worrying about being eaten by a giant bear or wolf or whatever!
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Post by akeseh » 30 Oct 2017, 06:27

I learnt some names and terminologies for the first time. Some are names of animals and places.
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Post by powergirl » 01 Nov 2017, 07:02

I learnt that native American legends are based on historical events passed down in oral tradition.
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