Black Elk and Red Crow ride back to camp in Pine Ridge

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Black Elk and Red Crow ride back to camp in Pine Ridge, each with a baby he rescued from the  battlefield. The camp at Pine Ridge is empty, the Indians having fled. They eat some food that the  escaping Indians left, and they are shot at. Black Elk says that he wishes he had died then and there  with the meat of the Indians in his mouth. They leave camp and find their people. Black Elk's mother  is overjoyed; she thought he was dead. Black Elk wants revenge for the massacre at Wounded Knee  and goes out with a Lakota war party the next day. He remembers his vision and behaves like the  geese in that vision, swooping down on the soldiers with his arms outstretched, calling like a goose.  He is wounded, but wants to go back to fight anyway. An older Indian named Protector binds his  wound and tells him that he must not die, that his people need him. The Lakota nearly defeat the 
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