Indian Stories Retold From St. Nicholas

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,130 / 89 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.2
LoC Category: E
Downloads: 439
Added to site: 2011.06.28
mnybks.net#: 30263
Genre: History
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Indian boy knelt calmly upright in the canoe, facing the mist of the falls, and folded his arms. His young face was stern and lofty. He had lived like a brave hitherto--now he would die like one.

Faster and faster sped the doomed canoe toward the great cataract. The black rocks glided away on either side like phantoms. The roar of the terrible waters became like thunder in the boy's ears. But still he gazed calmly and sternly ahead, facing his fate as a brave Indian should. At last he began to chant the death-song, which he had learned from the older braves. In a few moments all would be over. But he would come before the Great Spirit with a fearless hymn upon his lips.

Suddenly a shadow fell across the canoe. Waukewa lifted his eyes and saw a great eagle hovering over, with dangling legs, and a spread of wings that blotted out the sun. Once more the eyes of the Indian boy and the eagle met; and now it was the eagle who was master!

[Illustration: "HE AND THE STRUGGLING EAGLE WERE FLOATING

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