Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter One, A Woman from He-Dog Abstract
* Mary gives birth to son during the second Wounded Knee in 1975.
* Her baby is taken from her as she is thrown in jail afterwards.
* Mary tells of incidents where Indian women suffer at the hands of white men.
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