Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival - Chapter 3, Recalling Old Skills Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3, Recalling Old Skills Summary

In order to survive, the women find that they must recall old skills from the past that they haven't used in a long time. Their first project is to make snowshoes so they can travel to a new area. Although they don't have the correct tools for making snowshoes, they improvise, and soon they have serviceable snow shoes to wear.

That night they decide that they shouldn't stay in the old camp any longer. There will not be many animals, and enemies could come upon them. They remember a place where the tribe fished long ago and think it will be a perfect place to go. They don't know why the tribe never returned to the spot before.

They pack the following morning and use their caribou hides as sleds, which they tie around their torsos and...

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