The Last of the Mohicans - Study Guide Chapter 23 Summary & Analysis

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Heyward and David are met just outside the village by a pack of whooping children. This gets the attention of the warriors who quietly watch as Heyward and David go into the center lodge. Heyward is nervous. An old man speaks to Heyward in Huron. Heyward replies in French. After a pause, the old man uses French to speak. Heyward claims to know the art of healing. That is met with a bit of skepticism. Then the old man inquires about Heyward's paint.

"When an Indian chief comes among his white father, he lays aside his buffalo robe to carry the shirt that is offered him. My brothers have given me paint, and I wear it." The Indians approve of Heyward's reply, and he breathed a little easier

A fierce cry like the howl of a wolf is heard, and the entire village moves out to the...

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