Three Sioux Scouts

Three Sioux Scouts

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Excerpt: ...to help the Cheyennes. I believe we will find them over there near those buffaloes." At dark they turned sharply toward the east. They went a long way before they finally circled toward the north. They rode in silence, listening sharply for sounds from the Pawnees. The night was still. "Perhaps the Cheyennes are getting ready to fight the Pawnees," suggested Sun Bird. "That would be bad," declared White Otter. "If the Cheyennes are over there we must find them, and tell them to come away. They must go to help their people. There is little time. I am thinking about Red Dog, and the women and children in that camp. Perhaps the Kiowas have killed them." Pg 127 When they finally drew near the place where the Pawnees had killed the buffaloes, they stopped to listen. Then, as they heard nothing to alarm them, they advanced with great caution. The sky was bright with stars, and they were able to see a short distance through the night. They knew that they were to the eastward of the place where they had first seen the buffaloes. "Pretty soon we will circle around, and go over there," said White Otter. They turned toward the west, and soon came in sight of the ridge from which they had discovered the Pawnee hunters. A few moments later a pony called within bowshot of them. They stopped in alarm. Then a voice challenged softly from the darkness. Little Raven recognized the Pawnee dialect. He immediately replied. "It is good, my brother," he said in the Pawnee tongue. "Where are our enemies?" "They are hiding over there among the trees," said the Pawnee. "Our brothers are watching." "It is good," Little Raven told him. "We will go ahead. You must keep watching." "Who is with you?" the Pawnee inquired, curiously. Pg 128 "I hear somethingshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236690540
  • 9781236690548