Alaska - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Raven-heart was the prime slave serving the Great Toion of the Tlingit Indians, Since his master was dying, he knew he would be killed, since it was the Tlingit custom. Along the way, he was stopped by Captain Corey and First Mate Kane of the Evening Star, who knew him. They went to the Tlingits to trade rifles and rum for pelts.

On July 8, 1799, Baranov arrived on Sitka Island, proclaiming it the capital of Russian America. Raven-heart was sent to scout the Armada. Eventually, Baranov came to see the Tlingits and showed them an old musket, not knowing that they had five hundred American muskets. The Russians built a fort at Redoubt St. Michael at the other end of the island.

When he married Kakeena and built a house, they gave it to the leader Kot-le-an to be used as a fort after they attack and killed...

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