Category Archives: 10th-11th Grade

The Man Who Killed the Deer

Over the weekend, I read The Man Who Killed the Deer by Frank Waters. At its heart, the story is about a young man who returns to his pueblo after years of going to boarding school. Because of his experiences in school, he thinks and acts differently from the other Pueblo Indians. He is an outsider among his own people. Early in the story, he kills a deer after hunting season ends, which is where the book gets its title. He also didn’t follow the…

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