Murder on the Red Cliff Rez
Karen Charboneau is a respected and, by most standards, successful ceramics artist who is Chippewa and lives on the Red Cliff Reservation in Northern Wisconsin. Born and raised there, she is at least as well regarded on the Rez for her superior woodsman skills and is known to one and all as Tracker. Most of the tracking she does, however, involves tourists who've wandered...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published June 14th 2002 by Minotaur Books
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This could have been a very good book, but the writing is so disjointed it removes a lot of the pleasure of reading. The setting is an Indian reservation in Wisconsin. A tribal lawyer is killed and the sheriff and his girlfriend, a tracker, must go after an individual they think is innocent.
Medawar, a North Carolina Cherokee born in Olla, Louisiana, is an award-winning author, artist, lecturer, and historian. She is a member of the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, Western Writers, and Sisters In Crime. Among her writings is a mystery series featuring Tay-bodal, a late 19th century Kiowa healer. Medawar attended San Diego State University, and has taught writing at...moreMore about Mardi Oakley Medawar...