The Dark Wind Characters

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Jim Chee

Jim Chee is the main character in The Dark Wind. He is a Navajo Tribal Policeman and has been transferred to the Tuba City sub agency from the Crown Point agency in New Mexico. He is single and lives in a trailer, which is parked near to the Tuba City sub agency office, he does not drink alcohol, and, in this account, does not have any romantic interests.

The work involves law enforcement in the Black Mesa area of central Arizona in the Navajo-Hopi Joint Use Tribal lands. Chee is an expert tracker and has been given a slate of cases to solve by his boss, Captain Largo. These cases range from the seemingly trivial, a vandalized water mill, to an unidentified corpse with mutilated hands and feet.

In Navajo parlance Jim Chee's "born to clan" is the Slow Talking Dinee of his mother and his "born...

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