"Catching the Wild Horse" (1845) by George Caitlin From the New York Public Library CHAPTER 18 Morning Star strode through the village of seventy lodges with the gait of a large, proud cat. While inside his home, he primped with the care of a young girl about to meet her suitor. His long hair, his skin, his nails shined with the glisten of good health and animal oils. Before the Sparrowhawks had embraced him, Morning Star already had proved himself a brave warrior against the