This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Adrian. - This character discusses how drinking ruins so many lives on the reservation with the narrator.
Samuel Builds-a-Fire. - This character loses his job on his/her birthday and begins drinking alcohol, something that this character always avoids.
Thomas Builds-a-Fire. - This character is a compulsive storyteller but remains silent for twenty years.
Crazy Horse. - This Indian is a mid-nineteenth-century Lakota Indian known for his courage in battle and for his fierce resistance to white encroachment who appears in dreams as a symbol of what male Indians had once...
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