Ishi: Last of His Tribe - Chapter 2: “The Cave,” Part 1 Summary & Analysis

Theodora Kroeber
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In the beginning of Chapter 2: “The Cave,” three years have passed. Elder Uncle now sometimes calls Ishi “Younger Brother,” as Ishi is now taller than he is. Early one morning, Ishi goes to Black Rock, where he prays before departing to visit the village where he was born. Ishi goes to his old home, where the saldu killed his father and most of the other Yahi who didn’t escape. He then goes to Bushki, where Timawi was born. Ishi travels to Ancestor Cave to pray over his father’s remains.

Ishi travels on to the former village of Gahma, thinking back to the time that the saldu killed all of the People there. From Acorn Hollow, Ishi goes to Bay Tree Village on the lower Yuna, which was the first village that fell to the saldu. Ishi also travels to Dry Cave...

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