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The Flight of Red Bird: The Life of Zitkala-Sa Chapter Summary & Analysis - Between Two Worlds 1887 to 1902: A Second Visit Home; Realizations; Love Summary

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Between Two Worlds 1887 to 1902: A Second Visit Home; Realizations; Love Summary and Analysis

In A Second Visit Home, Gertrude returned to the Yankton Reservation to recruit students. She was 21 and had not been home in six years. Tate welcomed her. Gertrude learned David lost his job at the Indian Bureau to a white man. David's education was a waste. They did not have money for food. White robbers lived near the village. The government divided up tribal land and gave the infertile land to the Indians. Only Indians who accepted the white culture received land. The government forced the Indians to farm. David farmed and was lucky to have prosperous land. The tribe's unity was destroyed.

In Realizations, Gertrude returned to Carlisle to teach in fall 1897. She met Thomas Marshall, a Lakota, who was a sophomore at Dickinson College. They...

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