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.
Jim Chee - This college-educated character is a police officer with the tribal police.
Rosemary Vines - This character hires the protagonist to find a box believed to have been stolen by an Indian man.
B.J. Vines - This character discovered a large vein of uranium under the town.
Dillon Charley - This character was the leader of a peyote church and warned his people to stay away from the oil well the night before the well exploded.
Emerson Charley - This character takes over the peyote church after the...
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