Ouchita, the daughter of Chief Massachiquita, is the belle of the tribe. Novashote and Kewanee are suitors for her hand, but she does not know to whom to give it. Word comes that a ... See full summary »
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James Gordon ...
Massachiquita - the Indian Chief
Richard Neill ...
Kewanee - a Young Warrior
Rolinda Bainbridge ...
Ouchita - the Chief's Daughter
Herbert Prior ...
Navashote - Kewanee's Rival
Frank McGlynn Sr. ...
The Medicine Man (as Frank McGlynn)
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Ouchita, the daughter of Chief Massachiquita, is the belle of the tribe. Novashote and Kewanee are suitors for her hand, but she does not know to whom to give it. Word comes that a neighboring tribe has gone on the warpath. Chief Massachiquita calls for volunteers to carry the challenge to the village of their enemies. Kewanee is chosen to carry the challenge, but falls exhausted before reaching his destination. Her father, however, decides to send another messenger and chooses Navashote. Navashote finds him lying unconscious on the trail, but instead of helping him, only pushes on with his challenge. The searching party, however, finds him and carries him to the village. Navashote, however, is successful and returns bringing a piece of the enemy's totem pole as a trophy. He is promptly awarded the headdress of a brave. During the festivities, Ouchita dances too near the edge of the chasm and, losing her footing, plunges headlong into the raging waters below. In vain Massachiquita ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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11 August 1911 (USA)  »

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