Winterdance Setting & Symbolism

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Slumps

Slumps are unborn calves still inside a cow taken to a slaughterhouse. The unborn baby is removed from its mother and ground up to be used as dog food. This is the meat Gary feeds to his dogs on the race trail.

Minnesota

Gary moves his family to Minnesota to pursue a simpler lifestyle. They live mostly off the land gardening, hunting, and trapping. As part of their new lifestyle Gary obtains four sled dogs and a trapping sled that he uses to bring in money for the family. Minnesota is where Gary first toys with the idea of running the Iditarod and begins his training.

Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska is where the Iditarod race begins. The starting chutes are located downtown where spectators and camera crews converge. Anchorage serves as more of a staging area that allows outsiders to feel they are a part of the long...

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