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One Thousand White Women - 15 June 1875 Summary & Analysis

Jim Fergus
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15 June 1875 Summary

The camp recovers and repairs itself. Gertie leaves with a letter for May's children and a letter from May to Bourke, telling him she is most satisfied with her marriage. May has decided not to alarm the women with Bourke's warning. A group of women, led by Narcissa White, tries to escape the mission but are tracked and returned to their lodges within a few hours by their husbands.

Little Wolf stays out on the prairie for three days, doing penance or seeking divine guidance. He returns quiet and ill, followed by a sickly coyote, who is his medicine animal. The coyote eventually disappears, and Little Wolf's health improves.

Ada Ware's husband, Whistling Elk., murdered a Cheyenne during the fracas. He is banished from the village and is renamed Stinking Flesh. When Ada was in Chicago, she was ill with a black dog...

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