Follow the River - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

James Alexander Thom
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Chapter 7 Summary

One morning, Mary awakes to find an Indian offering her a basket. It is designed to carry the baby on Mary's back, keeping her hands free for tasks. Georgie is riding atop a pack horse. At one point, his horse is spooked, and Georgie begins to cry. Mary fears that the Indians will grow tired of the crying and silence the child, but it doesn't happen. It's along this part of the trail that Mary catches the Chief looking at her. She considers what Will would do if he caught the Indian looking at his wife. Then, Mary decides that the Chief is "beauteous," and is appalled by the thought. On the thirtieth day, the Indians again painted their faces just before they arrived at their camp. They are welcomed as heroes, and Mary is heartbroken when one of the braves waves her...

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