The Sign of the Beaver - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth George Speare
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Chapter 6 Summary

The next day, the old Indian returns to check on Matt and finds him recovering from the stings. They exchange names, and Matt finds the Indian is Saknis, family of beaver. Matt explains that his father has gone for the rest of his family and will return soon. The Indian explains that they have been watching him and that they thought him foolish to climb the bee tree. Matt discovers that his ankle has been injured. When the old Indian examines it, he tells Matt that it isn't broken and will soon heal. After he leaves, Matt discovers the Indian has left him a wonderful tasting stew and some cornbread.

The next day, Saknis returns with a boy about Matt's age. He announces that the boy is his grandson and that his name is Attean. Matt feels the boy is not happy to be in the cabin...

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