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Dance Hall of the Dead Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

Wednesday, December 3, 5 p.m. Leaphorn speaks to Father Ingles of the Order of Saint Francis. Father Ingles has worked for Saint Michael's Catholic Mission for years near Window Rock. The Navajos at Window Rock call him Narrowbutt. Father Ingles has mastered the Navajo language to the level where he can make puns by intentionally mispronouncing his vowels as the Navajos like to do. Leaphorn, always a good listener, listens to Father Ingles describe George as a mystical child, destined either to be a crazy man or a saint. Ingles hoped to convert George to Catholicism and encouraged him in his saintly ways. Ingles describes George's drive to learn about spirituality. George has studied Catholicism, the Navajo origin myth, witchcraft and sorcery, general mysticism and the Zuni religion. Leaphorn has noticed a connection between witch talk and trouble and pays close attention to Ingles. Ingles has had many...

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