This essay focuses on the three main characters in Tracks, who illustrate the confusion and dangers of the loss of cultural heritage. The first part of the essay provides an historical overview of the Ojibwe to familiarize readers with why cultural duality has become a pervasive component of their history. The second part of the essay is a character analysis that reveals the various manifestations of this duality.
"Culture clash: Ojibwe identity in Erdrich’s Tracks,"
Reason and Respect: Vol. 4
, Article 1.
Available at: http://docs.rwu.edu/rr/vol4/iss1/1