The Clan of the Cave Bear - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

Upon examination, the Clan find Ayla's cave to be exactly what they need. They immediately begin to unpack their belongings and prepare for the ceremony that will claim the cave as theirs. As a further sign of favor from the spirits, Creb has found a skull of a Cave Bear in the cave, the Clan's totem.

Brun is elated by the discovery, but is still concerned about what to do with the child Iza has picked up. She is not Clan and has no totem. He decides to consult his wise brother, Creb, about the problem. Creb corrects the leader, telling him that the girl has a strong totem, as she has already survived a cave lion attack. She has also led the Clan to their new cave. Brun admits this is logical, but is then struck with the problem of whose hearth...

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