Chapter 33 Summary

Although there is reason for a victory celebration as the Delaware have either slaughtered or frightened away the Huron, there is no sign of gaiety in the Delaware camp. Rather, the mood is somber and humble. Warriors have returned from the battlefield, but their emotions are calmed by the scene that lays in front of them.

Everyone of the Delaware tribe is standing outside of their huts, crowded around the center of their encampment. All eyes are on two central points: on one side are the remains of Cora and on the other side is the body of Uncas.

A group of young Delaware girls are strewing wildflowers on the funeral pyre upon which Cora has been lain. She has been covered with Indian blankets and lies with...

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