On the Rez - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Ian Frazier
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In November, Frazier returns to the reservation, and when he and Le visit Floyd John in the trailer he purchased with a VA loan, they go out looking for car parts to repair a car they can have if they can get it running today. On the highway, they pass a bearded man picking up trash whom Le says is likely a Jesuit father from the Red Cloud Indian School, so when the car project proves futile, Frazier visits the school and meets Brother C. M. Simon who has run the museum for 18 years, and though he refuses to talk about Wounded Knee 2, he talks about his mission and expresses amazement at how much of their culture the Sioux have retained compared to how little the European emigrants retained. Frazier is eager to meet Charlotte Black Elk who appeared on a Sioux documentary, and...

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