The Winthrop Woman - Chapter Sixteen Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Sixteen Summary

The Indians in the New Netherlands are on the warpath since Kieft massacred those who had come to him for protection. Roger Williams comes through and negotiates a short-lived truce. Telaka, whose absence was unusual, came to Bess and told her that the Sinawoy had found other fishing grounds. Telaka is abhorred at seeing the necklace Norwalk had given Robert, since it signifies evil. Her behavior is distant and strange.

Toby upsets the gravesite of Telaka's mother, which means her spirit is lost forever. Telaka comes to Bess to explain that her father has never been happy with selling his land for coats, and thought it would only be the two families. With all of the violations by the white man, and now the damage to the gravesite, Mianos has lost his patience and Telaka tells her he has killed Toby...

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