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.
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...
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