This section provides a short description of all the major objects 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.
The American Southwest - Portions of this novel are set in this area where Chee and Leaphorn live.
Washington, D.C. - Most of the novel is set here, hundreds of miles east of Leaphorn and Chee's home.
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History - The climactic action takes place here where the body of Henry Highhawk is found.
Sacred Masks of the Americas Exhibit - A temporary exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.
Yeibichai Mask - A Navajo ceremonial mask on display at the Smithsonian.
Tano War God Fetish...
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