The American Southwest
Portions of this novel are set in this area where Chee and Leaphorn live.
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.
A Navajo ceremonial mask on display at the Smithsonian.
Tano War God Fetish
This Native American Tribe wants the Smithsonian to return this small carved figure to their possession.
Jeweled Chilean Mask
An Incan relic which a military General wishes to get from the Smithsonian.
A Washington, D.C. nursing home.
This is left by a murdered man.
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