An Indian travois passing through a section of the country sparsely settle by white pioneers, stops for a few minutes while Bright Eyes, an Indian squaw, asks for a drink of water for her dying child. Her request is granted. The needed drink is supplied by a little white child, a good act that is finally well rewarded. This wandering band of Indians, headed by chief Snake Head, sends out Bright Eyes and Slow Foot to spy on the settlers with a view to attacking them and robbing them at some favorable time when the settlement is unprotected. The two squaws, calling at the cabin in the woods, are given food and lodging by the father and mother of the little child who had furnished Bright Eyes' child with a drink a few days before. The heart of Bright Eyes is touched by the white child and she exposes the Indian plot. She tells the settler to ride for aid, which he does, after first binding Bright Eyes' companion, Slow Foot, so she cannot escape and warn the Indians. The settler arouses ...
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