Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche - Part III, Fall: Chapters 40 - 43 Summary & Analysis

Lucia St. Clair Robson
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Part III, Fall: Chapters 40 - 43 Summary

About ten families join Wanderer and Naduah as they set out on their own. Numerous single men join them, those who were also offended by Iron Shirt's words. As they travel, more people join them, wanting to be led by Wanderer. Six months later, in Wanderer's encampment, Naduah gives birth to Wanderer's son. She is the wife of a chief and the mother of a future warrior. The two new parents name their firstborn son Quanah. The Comanche of Wanderer's band trade with Mexican trader, Jose Tafoya. Wanderer wants repeating guns and agrees to bring horses in exchange for them. Tafoya tries to explain to the Indians how Texas has become part of the United States and is now impossible to defeat. The Indians cannot comprehend this fact and dismiss it derisively. For winter, Naduah...

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