Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival - Chapter 2, Let Us Die Trying Summary & Analysis

Velma Wallis
This Study Guide consists of approximately 25 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Two Old Women.
This section contains 438 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival Study Guide

Chapter 2, Let Us Die Trying Summary

After Sa''s pep talk, Ch'idzigyaak sits for a while in the snow, trying to make up her mind about what to do. Finally, she says, "Let us die trying," and she gets up. The two women build a fire and build rabbit traps. They hear a squirrel scurrying up a tree, and Sa' throws a hatchet at it, ending its life and providing food for the hungry women. Sa' mentions that she never expected to hunt again and is surprised she was able to do it. They eat squirrel broth for dinner and then camp for the night.

During the night, their snares catch a rabbit, and they take this as a good omen because The People had not been able to find food in this area. When morning comes, Ch'idzigyaak thinks about how pampered...

(read more from the Chapter 2, Let Us Die Trying Summary)

This section contains 438 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.