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Island of the Blue Dolphins Chapters 1-5

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Aleut
native to the Alution Islands off the coast of Alaska
kelp
its large,coarse brown seaweed
ravine
a deep narrow cut in the earth
parley
to hold informal meeting
league
a distance equal to about 3 miles
sparingly
in a thrifty, saving manner
pursued
chased
stalked
walking angrily
slain
killed
pelts
skin of furry animal
strewn
covered by objects, scattered around
stunted
slowed in normal growth
ceased
stopped, ended
bales
large bundle of material tied together
retreat
withdraw, pull back
portioned
cut or divided into portions
abalones
a large sea snail with a large bowl like shell
mesa
a flat topped hill with steep sides
decreed
made an official order