Jim Bridger, Mountain Man; a Biography - Part 2: Booshway- Chapter 11,12 and 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, "Old Gabe to Rescue" Jim's friend Joe Meek is caught and seized by Crow Indians. Meek lies that Bridger's party is only 40 men and tells the Crow Chief where to intercept the party. Meek sees Jim Bridger's camp of over 240 fighting men near the Yellowstone River on a beautiful site. Now the Crow Chief knows Meek lied. When an advance party comes from Jim Bridger's camp, Meek yells out that Jim must save him. Jim arranges to smoke the peace pipe with a little chief, Little Gun. As part of the peace ritual, Jim and Little Gun embrace, naked. Then a group of mountain men manage to cut off Little Gun, and Jim forces the Crows to trade Meek for Little Gun. That evening the Crow Chief comes to smoke with Jim and peace is made.

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