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One Thousand White Women - 5 June and 7 June 1875 Summary & Analysis

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5 June and 7 June 1875 Summary

On the day before the raid, May and Martha try to persuade their husbands, through Rev. Hare, to stop the attack. Since the raid is arranged by the Kit Fox Society, tribal law won't allow the Chief to interfere. The Chief wonders how this is any different from what white people do to their enemies. Hare says the government does not want the Indians attacking whites, but discord among tribes encourages the friendly ones to be scouts. Hare only translates selectively, and threatens May with the wrath of God.

A passage through Hell takes place, and many women want to return to civilization. At the celebration feast, Seminole frightens May again, but she cannot leave while the men are smoking. Jules gives each man a drink of whiskey, and May watches them rapidly transform from its effects. Despite her...

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