The Clan of the Cave Bear - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Creb tells Iza to prepare an for Ayla. Iza is happy, because this means that Brun has decided Ayla will stay with the Clan. Creb also reveals to Iza that she and Ayla would share his hearth, and Iza is even happier. After her abusive mate, Iza will be happy to share her brother's hearth. As a medicine woman, Iza has her own status in the Clan, yet she needs to be included in someone's hearth to receive her portion of food and provisions .

Iza takes Ayla to find an amulet and bathe her in the river. While they are out, the idea comes to Iza that, because the girl is ugly and has no status of her own, Iza should teach her to become a medicine woman.

The Clan's hunt tomorrow is important for several reasons. The success of the first hunt at a new cave...

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