The Deerslayer - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

The Iroquois group in the area is making its way to safer territory in the north because it is aligned with the French colonial government. Hetty's appearance in the encampment surprises the Iroquois but they are unsure of what to do about her. She talks to her father and learns that they did not take any scalps.

Wah-ta-Wah tells the chief about Hetty's mental condition so they treat her with great respect. Hetty reads them Bible verses about forgiveness. The chief, Rivenoak, questions her, pointing out that the white men he has met have not lived by this code. Hetty is upset by this and begins to cry. Rivenoak questions Hutter and Harry, who admit that they came in search of scalps. Because the Native Americans recognize the importance of collecting scalps, they are not angered by this motive. Rivenoak and the other...

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