Treatment of Native Americans in “Blue Winds Dancing” by Whitecloud

Keeping in mind that the short story “Blue Winds Dancing” by Tom Whitecloud is the focus of your analysis gives clarity to the young man’s identity issues.

To answer this question, research the life of the author (Tom Whitecloud) and briefly state parallels between the protagonist in the story and the author (Whitecloud). Your answer should focus on the treatment of Native Americans by the US government and other agencies and relate your findings to the story. You must have at least two sources relating to the kind of historical or biographical information. Lastly, briefly analyze how symbolism enhances meaning in the story.