Moccasin Trail Characters

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Jim Keath

Jim is very young when he leaves home, following an uncle into the wilderness. There, he encounters a bear and is badly injured. He survives because Indians take him in and nurse him back to health. Jim is soon adopted into their tribe and spends six years with them. It's the sight of a scalp that reminds him of his white heritage and sends him running away from his Indian family. Jim spends the next years torn between his white heritage and his adoptive Indian heritage. When Jim receives word that his brothers and sister need his help, he's certain that he needs to go to them. Jim is proud and hates that Jonnie and Sally don't immediately accept him. Jim isn't lazy but hates the confines created by the work Jonnie expects him to do. Jim is torn over his loyalty to the white people and...

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