Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival - Chapter 5, Saving a Cache of Fish Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5, Saving a Cache of Fish Summary

The winter is gone, and the two women turn their attention toward hunting, gathering, and preserving food for the future. They find a cluster of lakes and trap muskrats and beavers. They smoke-dry the meat, and keep themselves so busy they don't even take time to eat some days and at night they sleep soundly.

They start to worry that they are not safe in the abandoned camp because it is such a choice place. They fear the younger generation and what they might do to them if they find them with their large stash of food. Therefore, the two women decide to move to a less-desirable area where there are lots of mosquitoes.

They collect so much fish that they have no place to store it all. They weave baskets to hold...

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