The Flight of Red Bird: The Life of Zitkala-Sa Character Descriptions

Doreen Rappaport
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Character Descriptions

Zitkala-Sa or Gertrude Bonnin - She was a half Indian girl who grew up on the Yankton reservation surrounded by her mother's love and affection.

Tate - She was an Indian woman from the Yankton reservation who did not speak or read in English, and kept to the reservation her entire life.

Judewin - She was Gertrude's friend on the Yankton reservation and at White's boarding school.

Totowin - She was Gertrude's friend at White's boarding school whom the headmistress beat for playing in the snow.

David - He was Gertrude's half-brother who went to boarding school, but eventually returned to the reservation.

Victoria - She was David's wife who disapproved of Gertrude attending a white college.

Richard Henry Pratt - He was an army captain who believed in the idea of taking Indian infants away from their parents.

Thomas Marshall - He was Gertrude's first fiancé who died of...

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