Listening Woman - Chapters One through Three Summary & Analysis

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Chapters One through Three Summary

Hosteen Tso is an elderly Navajo who has asked for the services of Margaret Cigaret, also known as the Listening Woman, or Blind Eyes. Margaret is now at the hogan of Hosteen Tso, where she is conducting a "reading" to determine which of the traditional Navajo "sings" will be required by Tso. At one point, Tso tells her that he has seen sacrificial sand paintings desecrated, but doesn't tell her where this occurred, saying that it is a secret. He also says that he had accidentally killed a frog - an event that could be the cause of Tso's illness.

The Listening Woman is accompanied by her niece, a high school student named Anna Atcitty, who exhibits the traits of becoming a Listening Woman herself. Anna has driven the Listening Woman to this meeting and has several...

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