At first,Clarissa paid no attention and did not care to be there until she seen an old women by the name of Molly Graybull. Molly danced wonderfully that mesmerized Clarissa. After that night,something woke Clarissas spirit. She slowly improves her character and starts to lose her anti-social behavior. Clarissa liked the sound of the drumming and really wanted to learn how to dance.
Dancing made Clarissa feel like she found her roots and belongs in the pow-wow circle.she becomes free of anger and discontent while she dances. In conclusion, the writer shows us that Clarissa has found her inner piece, she gains a sense of community and now can unveil hidden talents that she never knew she possessed. This little girl was able to capture the spirit of dance through the Elder Molly Graybull and radiates with pride when she herself dances, a strong sense of peace comes over her as she finally gains her true identity as an Assiniboin Native.