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You look at the tracks. You go again tomorrow to look at the tracks after a day. And after two days. You see a fat man and a thin man squatting in the shade, talking. When they leave, you go and look at the marks a fat man makes when he squats on his heels, and the marks a thin man makes. (73–74) 34 t The Making of the Author Undoubtedly, also, Hillerman felt the injustice voiced by Upfield done by the whites to the Australian Aborigines, since the cases with the original natives of Australia and America were parallel.

Such writers would like to make the hyphenated Indian-American culture no more separated from general-American than that of other hyphenated cultures, say Italian-American or PolishAmerican, or, for that matter, English-American. In other words they want to Americanize their people. Interestingly, in many ways the authors of Native American crime fiction are running counter to the general movement and in their own 22 t Introduction way achieving a different and significant status for Indians. These authors are trying to immerse the Indian in American life and in so doing reestablish his or her connection with the larger society.

They are never buildings. And the land where most of them are found is controlled by a dominant culture that hardly knows they exist” (306). The parallel with Ayers Rock in Australia as holy site is obvious. Whites look upon it as a fascinating tourist attraction and desecrate it in numerous careless ways, whereas to the Aborigines it is a sacred shrine. Yet, as Hillerman says, “There are ways to grant full First Amendment rights of religious freedom to all Americans. We only lack the will” (Greenberg 307).

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