What figurative language does Silko use in the first three stanzas to establish community in her story?


.   How does stanza four reflect a turning away from that community?


  What are the ‘Bear Priests’ in terms of the community?  Why do they pursue those who turned away?


 In what ways do you relate to this type of loss of community?


.  In your view, what is the last stanza saying to you directly and to the world at large?