The author and chief character in the book, he introduces himself in The Teachings of Don Juan as a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles, who finds himself undergoing an apprenticeship to the Yaqui Indian sorcerer.
Don Juan Matus
The author's Yaqui Indian mentor, a full-fledged sorcerer, he never appears in this book, but memories of his teachings and on-going instruction through his other apprentices make him a major character.
Elena (La Gorda)
The most powerful of the apprentices, this person has received a series of teachings that she is to impart to the author when he comes looking for answers.
This person is the eldest apprentice of a sorcerer, found when his bicycle gets stuck in the mud during a storm and he is struck by lightning.
Never seen in the book but much talked about, this person is an...
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