The Big Sky - Chapters 13-15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 13-15 Summary

Jim, Boone and Summers are talking about buffalo hunting. They talk about how to hunt and skin a buffalo. The Mandan continues its journey on the Missouri having reached the Platte River. The men shaved the heads of Jim and Boone since it was their first time crossing the Platte. They have crossed into Indian territory, and they stopped at the post of Cabanne's. There were Indians on shore waiting. They did some trading with them, and after Jourdonnais talked to Cabanne, they were on their way again.

In Chapter Fourteen, Boone and Summers are talking while the rest of the men are sleeping. Summers gives Boone a rifle. Later when they are on land, Summers shows him how to hunt buffalo. When they killed one, he showed him how to skin it. As Summers was butchering the buffalo, Boone spots...

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