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Social Science Native American Studies

Love Quest

What a Man will do for a Woman

by (author) Don (Carol) Batdorf

Hancock House
Initial publish date
Jul 1994
Native American Studies, Native American, Native American
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jul 1994
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The Great Lummi chief's quest for the woman he loves. The saga of the great Lummi chief continues with Cha it zit's challenge to gain the woman he loves. Tsexad, who was born into slavery even though her mother is of noble blood, has taken Cha it zit's heart. Cha it zit acts on his beliefs and refuses his planned marriage, even though it means disgrace and facing his father's anger. Then comes the daunting quest of raising Tsexad to the status of free-born woman. With the aid of this spirit helpers and the guidance of Xedewa, Tsexad's mother, Cha it zit journeys to the village of Tsexad's mother, Cha it zit journeys to the village of Tsexad's grandparents. The story culminates with the potlatch of Tsexad's once proud grandparents as they attempt to regain their status and the rightful position of their offspring.

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