Fools Crow

Fools Crow

by

James Welch

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Double Strike Woman Character Analysis

Rides-at-the-door’s sits-beside-him wife and mother to Fools Crow and Running Fisher. Double Strike Woman is also the sister of Striped Face, Rides-at-the-door’s second wife. She comes from the northern Siksikas tribe, and by the end of novel, when most of the Lone Eaters have been killed by the white-scabs disease, Double Strike Woman is among the survivors.
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Double Strike Woman Character Timeline in Fools Crow

The timeline below shows where the character Double Strike Woman appears in Fools Crow. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 5
War Theme Icon
...(or his widow) the most. White Man’s Dog returns home to his family. His mother, Double Strike Woman , is thankful for his return, and Rides-at-the-door asks his son about Yellow Kidney. White... (full context)
Chapter 9
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...Bears to deliver the news of Yellow Kidney’s return to the outlying Pikuni camps. As Double Strike Woman gives her son instructions for his ride, Striped Face, her sister and Rides-at-the-door’s second wife,... (full context)
Chapter 10
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Back at White Man’s Dog’s lodge, Double Strike Woman is upset that her son does not want to marry Little Bird Woman. Her father... (full context)
Chapter 19
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Meanwhile, Double Strike Woman cuts meat in preparation for dinner. White Grass Woman and her husband, Skunk Cap, have... (full context)
Chapter 32
Colonialism and Western Expansion Theme Icon
Spirituality and the Natural World Theme Icon
...He tells him that he is to travel north to the people of the Siksikas. Double Strike Woman and Striped Face have family there, and they will take him in. He is not,... (full context)
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That night, Double Strike Woman mourns the loss of her sons. She is sure neither will return, and even though... (full context)
Chapter 36
Colonialism and Western Expansion Theme Icon
Spirituality and the Natural World Theme Icon
...a cradleboard on her back, wait to join. The elders join next, including Rides-at-the-door and Double Strike Woman , and One Spot falls in as well. As the procession moves through camp drumming... (full context)