Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Lois Lenski
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Little Turtle knows that each time Molly is sent to get water, she goes into the woods to cry. Today, he hears her singing a song. He is hopeful that she is feeling happy. However, when he approaches, she is crying, again. He tries to give her a silver brooch, but she won’t even look at it. He wishes he could help her. Because of this, when they arrive back in the village, Little Turtle approaches Chief Standing Pine on Molly’s behalf. He is very careful not to offend the chief, but asks if they could send Molly back home because she is so sad. The chief tell him no. He says that with the white man invading their lands, it is fair for them to keep Molly. The white man does bad things to the Indians as well. He tells Little...

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