How does Karana feel about the cormorant feather skirt?
Karana was afraid the Aleut girl would find her cave because lots of different types of food grew in the ravine near her cave (page number). Karana hates and fears the Aleuts because they killed her father and most of her people.
What is Karana’s secret name?
When Tutok asks Karana’s name, Karana tells her “Won-a-pa-lei” instead of her secret name. In Karana’s mind, her father, Chowig, died because he revealed his secret name to Captain Orlov.
What did Karana and Tutok the Aleut girl do together?
Tutok becomes friends with Karana when they exchange names and play games together during Tutok’s short stay on the island. Karana and the Aleut girl, Tutok, become friends. Tutok visits the cave often while the hunters are on the island.
What did Karana wish to use the cormorant feathers for?
Karana intends to make a skirt of cormorant feathers, and so she kills a number of them to bring home. Black Cave is near the place where the people of Ghalas-at stored their canoes to escape the Aleuts.
What gift does Karana make for the Aleut girl?
abalone disk circlet
Karana makes an abalone disk circlet for Tutok’s hair. She misses Tutok when the Aleut girl leaves the island with the hunting group.
What material does Karana use to make herself a skirt?
What material does Karana use to make herself a skirt? Cormorant feathers.
Who is Karana’s father?
In the final argument, Chief Chowig, Karana’s father, faces off with Captain Orlov, the leader of the Aleuts. A big fight follows, and 40 native islanders are left dead – including Karana’s dad. The nasty hunters take off with their precious otter furs.
Why did Karana make friends with Tutok?
Tutok becomes friends with Karana when they exchange names and play games together during Tutok’s short stay on the island. The friendship between the two girls is a very important one since it’s based on understanding and communication with each other (even though they don’t even speak the same language).
How does Karana finally recognize Mon a nee?
How does Karana finally recognize Mon-a-nee? He follows her back to shore and takes a fish from her hand. He snuggles with Rontu. He has different eyes than the rest of the otters.
What did Karana name the birds?
She named her birds Tainor and Lurai; one she named after a boy she liked who was killed by the Aleuts, the other she gave the name she always wanted to have. Thus, Karana was symbolically creating a family for herself in the birds.
Does Karana and Rontu get to eat the Devilfish?
She is so tired that she can’t even drag the thing out of the water anymore. Karana and Rontu are both hurt and leave the devilfish on the shore and return home, probably sulking. They (wisely) don’t hunt any other devilfish that summer.
Who is the girl who tries on Karana’s skirt?
Karana allows the girl, whose name is Tutok, to try on the skirt, but at the same time is mistrustful because Tutok is an Aleut. Soon Tutok leaves, and Karana, fearing that she will return with the Aleut hunters, gathers her things and prepares to leave. When Karana returns, she knows someone has been at her cave.
What did Karana use to make her clothing?
Karana use yucca fibres to make her clothing. She used sealskin to make a belt and sandals. During the time that I was taming the birds, I made another skirt. This one I also made of yucca fibres softened in water and braided into twine.
What does Karana do in the island of the Blue Dolphins?
During the long days in her cave, Karana works on her cormorant skirt. As time passes and the Aleuts do not venture near her cave, Karana moves outside to work.
Where do Karana and Rontu go in Game of Thrones?
With her winter food supply safe, Karana sets off exploring the island. She and Rontu go to the beach, the Black Cave, and Tall Rock. Tall Rock, some distance from the island, is covered with cormorants. Karana intends to make a skirt of cormorant feathers, and so she kills a number of them to bring home.