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One Thousand White Women - 5 October, 8 October, 10 October and 14 October 1875 Summary & Analysis

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5 October, 8 October, 10 October and 14 October 1875 Summary

The Cheyenne slip softly past the white settlements in the Black Hills. They have learned there is also an Army presence here. Little Wolf has ordered his people not to harass anyone, but Phemie tells May that her husband slipped away with a band of Oglala Sioux who are making raids on the immigrants.

The band has arrived at Novavose, where religious observances and celebrations are taking place, some too complicated for May to describe. Fasting, sacrifices, self-mutilation and torture are done in sacrifice to the gods. Helen is busy painting shields for dancing. Anthony, the monk, is very interested in the rituals and is taking notes, while gently spreading his own gospel among the people. May describes Anthony's "spirit of honesty, humility and generosity," and feels he is their best hope yet for salvation...

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