Latour and Jacinto set out toward Vaillant but encounter a blizzard

Latour and Jacinto set out toward Vaillant but encounter a blizzard

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Latour and Jacinto set out toward Vaillant but encounter a blizzard. They seek refuge in a cave that  Jacinto confides has been used for Indian ceremonies. Jacinto beseeches Latour to never mention  the cave to anyone@ — a request that Latour honors. The two weather the storm in the cave and  find Vaillant the following day. Kit Carson is already there, and they take Vaillant back to Santa Fe. Carson tells Latour about a white trader named Zeb Orchard. Orchard is a recluse, but Latour  arranges a stay with him to learn more about Indian customs and ceremonies. Orchard belittles  Indian customs, but Latour confesses that the Indians' veneration of customs and traditions is similar  to the Catholic faith. Latour and Jacinto travel to meet Padre Antonio Jose Martinez, the elderly priest of Taos. Informed 
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.

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