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.
Uncle Eli - See Eli Kashpaw
Uncle Gordie - See Gordie Kashpaw
Henry Junior - See Henry Lamartine, Jr.
Henry Senior - See Henry Lamartine
Albertine Johnson - This independent character is a nursing student who returns home to the reservation upon hearing of her aunt's death.
Zelda Johnson - This character, Albertine's mother, is mainly concerned with the marital status of family members, particularly those married to whites.
Aurelia Kashpaw - Albertine's aunt, Marie's other daughter, and Zelda's sister who lives in the old homeplace on the reservation.
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