Chief Dan George: Biography & Poems


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Chief Dan George's poetry demonstrates parataxis by

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1. As an advocate for Native rights, Chief Dan George believed in

2. In his poem, 'I Lost My Talk', Chief Dan George relates to the little girl he uses as a narrator because

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will measure your comprehension of the life and career of Chief Dan George. Quiz questions will gauge your comprehension of how his poetry demonstrates parataxis and his specific beliefs for Native rights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To successfully pass the quiz, please know the following information:

  • How Chief Dan George relates to the little girl in his poem 'I Lost My Talk'
  • The metaphorical meaning behind the use of fire in his poetry
  • Reason why he is referred to as 'Chief'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the life and career of Chief Dan George from the lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason why he is called 'Chief'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about Chief George's beliefs as an advocate for Native American rights

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, please review the lesson called Chief Dan George: Biography & Poems. This lesson will cover the following topics:

  • Chief Dan George's involvement in the film Little Big Man
  • A review of Chief George's upbringing and early life
  • The themes and techniques of Chief George's poetry