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Tracks - Chapter 3, Nanapush Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, Nanapush Summary

Nanapush recalls that before the surveying and sickness, an elder like him had family members to help him. He was assured his name would be carried on. Nanapush refuses to tell his name to Father Damian, and the government agent for their records. The Captain, lumber president, tribal members, and the Agent try to get Nanapush to sell his land, but he will not. In not selling his land, he compares himself to the Pillagers. Nanapush says he was educated by the Jesuits; he can speak good English and write in script. He says his father gave him the name Nanapush because it is about "trickery and living in the bush." Although he is close to Fleur, she rebels against him. Fleur comes back wearing a green dress and hiding a secret. Nanapush notices the dress is tight. She has a...

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