Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche - Part III, Fall: Chapters 48 - 52 Summary & Analysis

Lucia St. Clair Robson
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Part III, Fall: Chapters 48 - 52 Summary

Late fall of 1854, eighteen years after Naduah is adopted by the Comanche Indians, Wanderer and Buffalo Piss express disappointment in Pahayuca, that he is a white man with a red man's skin. The division between the older and younger Indian generations continues to widen. Pahayuca likes the gifts he gets at the treaty talks and because of his age he is more willing to accept the reservation idea for his people. He realizes that his people are starving and is asking for rations from the fort; rations promised by the Indian agent. Without the food, Pahayuca must ask permission to hunt buffalo outside the reservation. Permission is denied. The Indians are also denied vaccines against the smallpox to which they have been exposed. Denied everything, Pahayuca leads his people north, looking for the Noconi, but...

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