Pretty-shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows - Chapters Five and Six Summary & Analysis

Frank Bird Linderman
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Chapters Five and Six Summary and Analysis

Pretty-Shield tells Frank on the next day about her losing a baby. She always loved real babies, even adopting one before she got married; she raised the woman and today she has grandchildren. The story of the lost baby begins during a summer tribe move. Pretty-Shield and some friends helped out a woman running behind by taking care of her child. They all mothered the child until nightfall, when they decided that they needed to catch up with their tribe.

Pretty-Shield was leading the pack-horse carrying the child, but when she looks back the baby wasn't there. The girls all stopped to look, but a great herd of buffalo were coming and the girls had to leave the baby. As they rode, they met young men and begged for help. The men helped them out...

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