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.
Dan - This is the old Indian elder who represents communal knowledge, history and understanding of the Lakota Indians. He is the subject of this book and narrates his story, thoughts, ideas and feelings to Kent Nerburn.
Kent Nerburn - This is the name of the author and narrator of this book. He wrote other books under the name Red Road about Indian history years earlier.
Grover - This is the name of an Indian, a generation younger than Dan, who watched over his aging friend.
Wenonah - This is the...
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