Little Big Man Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Foreword by a Man of Letters | Chapter 1, A Terrible Mistake

• The fictional author/editor of the novel tells how he came to meet Jack and learn his story.

• Jack goes cross country, heading toward California, with his preacher father.

• The wagon train runs out of coffee to trade with Indians and decides to buy whiskey instead.

• The white men become drunk, slapping the Indians on the back, causing the Indians to slaughter the men and rape the women.

• Caroline, Jack's sister, tries to escape the Indians on a horse.

Chapter 2, Boiled Dog | Chapter 3, I Make an Enemy

• Caroline and Jack attempt to cross the Platte River, but are stopped by the Indian Old Lodge Skins.

• Caroline and Jack follow Old Lodge Skins back to his band where they follow them to their camp. Old Lodge Skins allows this because he fears they want retribution.

• An antelope is killed...

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