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Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder - Chapters 4 through 6 Summary & Analysis

Kent Nerburn
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Chapters 4 through 6 Summary and Analysis

Chapters four through six describe the section in which Dan tells Nerburn some history and they visit Grover's house.

Chapter 4 One Wily Old Indian comments on Dan's eloquent explanation of Indian history that confirmed Nerburn would learn more following Dan than reading notes. Dan and Fatback share the lifestyle of coming and going when they want or from inner urges. Nerburn confirmed that Dan didn't mind being called Indian rather than Native American or some other term. He said he didn't like "Indian" for sports teams and other things that dishonored them. Dan didn't mind a "false" name, like Indian, since they're not from the Indies, as long as white men didn't ask if they prefer one false name to another. Dan had a National Geographic map of the Bering Straits to demonstrate his ancestors come from where they are now, not over...

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