The Moor's Account - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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The group knows they can’t survive without the help of another tribe. After a few days of wandering through the wilderness, they run across another tribe, the Avavares. Mustafa earns a reputation for the group thanks to his basic healing abilities. Soon, all four of them are using simple healing techniques they’ve learned from their respective backgrounds. Within a year they are not only accepted as part of the tribe, but they no longer have to do the mundane tasks that Dorantes used to complain about. They are even offered up brides. Señor Cabeza de Vaca denies a bride as he is still torn up about his lost wife. The other three accept, and Mustafa marries a fiery girl, Oyomasot, whom he had fallen in love with. Mustafa feels like not only has he been set free from his life of...

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