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The Buffalo Dance

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 20
Categories: Native American



Appeared in

Indians, Indians, Indians: Stories of Tepees and Tomahawks, Wampum Belts and War Bonnets, Peace Pipes and Papooses.

Story Summary

A young brave from the Ojibway tribe finds a badly wounded boy from The Dacotah tribe, their sworn enemies. After many days of nursing the boy back to health, they form a friendship that transcends old animosities and some years later, his Dacotah friend is able to return the favor.