Who is Nathan?
1. Main Character 2. 14 years old
Who is Captain Brim?
1. Owner of the trading post
Is Captain Brim a Captain?
No, he just likes the name
Who is Lighthouse George?
1. he is one of Nathan's makah friends 2. son of the chief
Who is Dolla Bill?
1. He is an outcast and kidnapped as a child and lived with the Makahs and then traded back to the Whites.
Who was Zachary Mkallister?
1. He is Nathan's Dad 2. He is incharge of the Lighthouse
Who is Rebbecca?
She is Lighthouse George's wife
Who is Jack Kane?
1. He came to town as a visitor ~ in a nice white suit and blue eyes 2. He was the Murderer!
Who is Young Carver?
He was the Makah Canoe Maker
Who is Elizibeth Mkallister?
1. She was nathan's mom
Where did Nathan and his family first live when they came to Washington?
Why did Nathan and his mom move off Tatoosh Island?
His mother got sick from the weather and there was a docter availble at Neah Bay
What is the L. S. Burnaby?
It is the ship that crashed off Cape Flattery
Where did Nathan and his mom move to?
How did Nathan and his family meet Lighthouse George?
Lighthouse George would canoe out and bring supplies and mail to them
What is potlatch?
The Chinook word for gifts and the giving of gifts
What is Muck a Muck?
The prase means anything that has to do with food
Who was Beth Mac?
Nathan's mom since this is how lighthouse George addressed it
Who is Cap'n Mac?
Who is Tennis Mac?
What does Tennis Mac mean?
What was taken from Captain Brim's store (trading post) ?
harpoon and a knief with a ship on it
Why was the robbery at the Trading Post Unusal?
1. there was no robbery since 12 years 2. the Makahs were honest ppl 3. Almost everyone had harpoons
Why is everyone curious about the footprints in the sand?
1. The footprints were found after the shipwreck 2. the Makahs said it was not a makah footprint and that everyone on the ship died
What does Captain Brim call Nathan?
He calls him Red ~ Nathan has red cheeks and red hair and Nathan does not like it
How long has Captain Brim been on Neah Bay?
What does Makah mean?
generous with food
Where did Lighthouse George learn to speek english?
on a whale ship
How long did Lighthouse George stay with the Nitatis ppl?
It was suppose to be 1 yr but then it ended up as 5.
Does Lighthouse George like harpooning?
What did Nathan find near Fuca's Pillar with Lighthouse George?
shipswheel in the and from " The queen of Malabar ship"
What doe skookum-chuck mean?
powerful & water
Why do people stay away from Fuca Pillar?
Makahs Used to have contest to climb it and bring back eggs. One boy got stuck up top , couldn't get down and died and top of pillar.
What did Nathan see off the tip of Cape Flattery?
He was smoke comng from behind the rock/cliffcalled the hole in the wall
What did Nathan start looking for that Cpt Bim would pay $2 bits for?
bricks from spanish fort built in the 1700's
What happened between the Makah's and Spanish?
Makah claim to run them off even though they had gunfire- they claim to burn down their forts
What did the Spanish Captain bury somewhere around Cape Flattery?
gold bullion before he abandoned the fort
What did the Makah Children claim to have seen in the woods?
The hairy man or the man who lives in the woods
What happended 100 years ago?
Captain Cook searched for the new passage and the spanish gold
Who was Alexander Flagg?
he was the brother of the captain of the Burnaby
Describe what the Spanish Bricks look like.
1. they were yellow 2. found in the creek beds 3. flat and thin 4. eight inches
When Nathan was walking through the woods in Chapter 6, what did he find?
Up in the trees 20ft above, there was a ghost canoe resting in between two trees
What was in the Ghost Canoe?
a human skeleton, including the skull, a rope, a spear more than 20 ft long cavered like a seal, and a small wooden box with bone pieces in them
Where was the canoe pointed at and why?
It was pointing at the sea because the makahs believed that it was for the afterlife