The Raven Story

Questions for Discussion

  • Raven is a tricky creator. How do you think the Tlingit people feel about him? Do they revere him? Fear him? Laugh at him?
  • How do you feel about Raven after hearing this story?
  • How would you describe Raven's character?
  • Can you think of other stories that use relationships between humans and animals to explain or teach? What other things could people learn from this story? Can you think of other stories with people in similar situations?