His grandfather then shows him how to make a scarecrow; so that the raccoon in the tree will stay there and then he comes home with dinner. Billy goes raccoon hunting almost every night after that. His father relieves him of his chores, and Billy gives him the money from the raccoon skins he sells. Sometimes, raccoons try to trick his dogs, and Old Dan gets into trouble but he is a tough dog. One night, Dan gets stuck in a muskrat hole.
The goal is to have enough people to surround a block of woods and hopefully the dogs run the deer right on top of one of our standers. The love I have for dog hunting I can truly say I got from my dad. After years of hunting my dad eventually talked himself into getting his own pack of dogs. I won’t never forget my first deer I killed. My dad told me to stay where he was parked at and he was going to turn the dogs out across the clear cut we was at.
Then a few days later the stray dog ate some of the deer meat that was very important for the family’’s survival. Travis was very angered and threatened to kill the mischievious yellow dog, but his younger brother, Arliss, would not allow this. There are many more adventures that the book tells of Old Yeller throughout the story and I am going to put a heavy emphasis on the three that I enjoyed the most. First of all Travis and his brother Arliss were out in the forest with their mother and were cutting wood. This was going to be used to mend a fence that had broke in the yard.
Several days later the boys tried to imitate their father. They lifted the rock and a deer ran out, and got away. The boys left the hole where the buck ran out unattended, and eventually all the game that was hidden inside the hole escaped, which explains all the game of the world. (Cherokee History, Page 1 of 3) The Cherokee lived in villages that sometimes stretched for several miles along river banks. Each village had a council house (or town house) and a plaza where the villagers met to socialize, make political decisions, and conduct religious ceremonies.
His father’s hunting rifle is stolen by a stranger named Ben, his crop is picked over by the wildlife, and his food supplies are pillaged by a hungry bear. After he is attacked by bees and dives into a lake, he is rescued by some Native Americans. His stings are treated by the Indian chief named Saknis, and his grandson, Attean. After recovering, Saknis asks Matt to teach Attean, how to read. Matt does not immediately become friends with Attean, although the two young boys eventually form a strong friendship as they help each other through difficult circumstances.
After the conversation, the father and the boy go inside where the boy’s mother prepared dinner. The father, the mother, the boy, and three younger children eat together. It is windy after dinner, so the father goes hunt by himself without Sounder and the boy. The mother then shells kernels of walnuts for extra money for the rest of the evening. The boy, with nothing to do, starts dreaming about the Bible’s story his mother often tells him.
Sitting Bull was born in South Dakota in 1831, to the Hunkpapa tribe of the Sioux. His father was a respected warrior, and he wanted to be just like him. When Sitting Bull was young, his father named him Slow. He got the name Sitting Bull when he was ten, because he killed his first buffalo. As he was growing up, he realized he could see visions.
In the beginning, a young boy named Little Hawk and his friend Leaping Turtle had to survive in the winter wilderness. They were given a few tools to use and this test of survival would prove if they have come of age to become men and see their Manitou, a good spirit different in to each person. Little Hawk got his tomahawk, a bow, and a steel knife from his father from bartering with white men. Little Hawk was blindfolded and was guided to a certain location before his father left him to survive isolated from his friends and family. On the first day, he ran into some bad luck when he fell over a steep ledge directly into some menacing thorns and drew blood.
The Indians were trying to steal the Cody's lunch, but Bill stopped them and became friends with them. Besides picnics, young Will also enjoyed riding horses, having pretend Indian fights with Sam, and hunting in the woods. Sadly, Samuel died when he was thrown from his horse. Because of this, William not only lost a brother but he lost a very good friend. In 1854 William, along with his anti-slavery family, moved near the city of Leavenworth, Kansas.
Billy tries his best to get the dogs he saw in an ad, he found in a magazine by the lake were fishermen fish. He picked berries util his feet were covered with scratches because of the bushes. He also hunted for coons with the traps his father got him. He would sell the fur and the berries in his grandfather's store. After two years Billy finally had enough money to get the dogs he wanted.