On the Rez - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Ian Frazier
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Because the winter after Wanda's death is very snowy, Frazier does not visit the reservation, instead staying home to read the "Lakota-English Dictionary" written by Rev. Eugene Bucchel. After New Year's Eve, Le phones to say he is going to Los Angeles for a CAT scan to qualify for disability and will visit. Several weeks later, Le arrives with Mike Shot and Wendy Cody, but Le is somewhat drunk as he hugs Frazier's children. Wendy sells Frazier a dreamcatcher as she is trying to raise money to buy a car to ferry around the Oglala elders. Le dedicates his services as a dog soldier to Frazier's daughter, Cora. Though Frazier serves lunch to his visitors, he is relieved when they leave, even though he feels guilty about his lack of hospitality compared to Le introducing him to relatives on the reservation. During a cold...

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