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One Thousand White Women - 24 April, 25 April, 5 May and 6 May 1875 Summary & Analysis

Jim Fergus
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24 April, 25 April, 5 May and 6 May 1875 Summary

In dangerous country, Bourke is concerned for the group's safety. Murders at Camp Robinson were recently committed by Cheyennes and, ironically, the brides are assigned to the Cheyenne tribe of Chief Little Wolf. They will join the nomadic Cheyennes' winter encampment, but will be on the move constantly. May doubts the sanity of this ordeal and is glad to have friends who are familiar with nature, including Jimmy, who she learns is actually Dirty Gertie, a wild and eccentric woman.

The Cheyenne men visit to inspect their female "trade goods." The Indians are lean, lithe and physically small, some painted and adorned, and their horses elaborately decorated, as well. May experiences an "eerie, terrifying sense of exhilaration" at their appearance. The women are learning sign language, but the Cheyennes' spoken language seems far too complicated...

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