Everything you need to understand or teach Talking God by Tony Hillerman.
Talking God is a gripping mystery by Tony Hillerman, set in the American Southwest and Washington, DC, and involving two of Hillerman's famous detectives, Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Office Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police. Leaphorn and Chee each investigate a mystery that leads them to the nation's capitol, where they join forces to uncover a terrorist plot involving Indian artifacts and a priceless golden jewel-encrusted Inca mask. Together, the two heroes defuse a bomb at a crowded Smithsonian exhibit and return the Navajo Yeibichai or Talking God mask to its rightful owners.
Officer Jim Chee attends a Night Chant, or Yeibichai, ceremony in the American Southwest, where he must arrest a white man named Henry Highhawk, a conservator at the Smithsonian. Highhawk has been charged with desecrating graves in New England, in protest of the Smithsonian's policies on keeping Indian skeletons. Chee's friend Janet Pete, who...
Talking God Lesson Plans contain 134 pages of teaching material, including: