The Grass Dancer - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Susan Power
This Study Guide consists of approximately 41 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Grass Dancer.
This section contains 1,447 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Grass Dancer Study Guide

Summary

The year is 1982. Frank Pipe and Harley Wind Soldier have recently graduated high school. Frank has accompanied his grandfather, Herod Small War, to the powwow being held at the North Dakota Prison Rodeo. Mercury Thunder is there as well. Jeannette has come with her five-month-old daughter, Gloria Betty Holy Hand. To Jeannette's delight, her daughter looks like a full-blood Dakota/Sioux. Herod teases Jeannette about this, but points out it's important the baby learn about the cultures of both parents, not just Jeannette's Sioux husband.

Frank is beginning to understand his grandfather's spiritual life better. He is looking forward to learning more about it and making it his life's path as well. Frank has spent some time talking to his cousin Aljoe who is in prison for robbery. Aljoe has embraced the Christian religion. When Frank mentions this to Harley, Harley dismisses Aljoe's belief as nothing...

(read more from the Chapter 11 Summary)

This section contains 1,447 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Grass Dancer Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Grass Dancer from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook