The Novel “The Marrow Thieves” by Cherie Dimaline

Analyze the novel “The Marrow Thieves” by Cherie Dimaline.

Explain why you think the novel imagines that nonnatives can no longer dream and what, as a result, you think the novel might be trying to show us about Indigenous peoples and their dreams. Through the ways it imagines this conflict over dreams and language, what do you think the novel is saying about the world we live in today and what it might become? What does the novel suggest are some changes possible in our world today that could prevent a future world like the one we see in “The Marrow Thieves”?