The Bingo Palace - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Like Lipsha, Albertine feels the force of her mother, Zelda's overwhelming presence. Albertine was named after Zelda's first boyfriend, Xavier Albert Toose, a choice Albertine has never appreciated. There is an unexplained weight on Albertine, and she is searching for something to fill her. Albertine takes part in a traditional naming ceremony and is given the name of one of her ancestors, Four Soul. Later Albertine goes through the records of her bloodline through the Pillagers. She has heard her grandmother Fleur Pillager whisper the name Four Soul before, but she knew nothing more. Her research only reveals the name scratched into a record book. The name is marked with other Chippewa who, when tribes were forced to move west, came to the reservation in search of food and land. However, even in the church where she searched the records, she was plagued...

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