An Indian man, not from the Spokane tribe, who spends all day standing outside the reservation’s Trading Post, a much-frequented convenience store, announcing to whoever passes by that the end of the world is near. He is also the second best fry bread cook on the reservation, after Big Mom and before Bessie.
The timeline below shows where the character The-man-who-was-probably-Lakota appears in Reservation Blues. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...plays the song about falling to pieces. It is good, silencing the two bullies, and the-man-who-was-probably-Lakota interrupts to tell them that the end of the world is near. By now, Junior... (full context)
...fry bread-cooking contest for the past 37 years, descending from her mountain to cook, and The-Man-who-was-probably-Lakota usually came in second. Fry bread was a part of young Indian romances, and a... (full context)
...they “cause trouble.” At their most desperate moment, a Cadillac appears on the reservation, asking the-man-who-was-probably-Lakota to get in the car and lead them to Coyote Springs. He runs along in... (full context)