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The Sign of the Beaver Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 22 Summary

Elizabeth George Speare
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Chapter 22 Summary

After Matt watches for Attean's return for several days, the Indian boy finally does return with his dog. Matt is very relieved and welcomes his friend openly. Attean asks if Matt might have changed his mind, but Matt says that he has not. He must remain faithful to his father. Attean says that both he and his grandfather understand, and they honor him for his decision. Attean presents Matt with two gifts, one from his grandfather, which is a beautiful new pair of snowshoes, and one from Attean's grandmother, a basket of maple sugar, which is very precious to the Indians. Matt thanks Attean and tells him to tell his grandmother that he will help them gather sap for more sugar in the spring.

Attean is thoughtful and tells Matt that they will not return at all. His grandfather knows that they are a hunting tribe, and...

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