Pretty-shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows - Chapter Eight Summary & Analysis

Frank Bird Linderman
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Chapter Eight Summary and Analysis

The chapter opens with Frank walking to the Sloan home, where he was staying. He met Mr. C.H. Asbury, the Superintendent, who asked how he was getting along with Pretty-Shield. Frank indicated things were going well and that he thinks Pretty-Shield is a good woman. Asbury strongly affirms this, arguing that she 'is charity itself'. Frank then comments that he is deeply interested in Pretty-Shield's loyalties that go beyond her blood relatives, such as her loyalty to her clan, The-sore-lips.

In the morning, Pretty-Shield comes to the schoolhouse in a happy mood. Frank asks her why she speaks so little of her aunt, when her aunt adopted her. Pretty-Shield answers that she spent a lot of time with her aunt and that when her husband, Goes-ahead, married her, they brought her aunt into her house. She was a...

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