Renno's grandson, Ghonkaba, is now a warrior who has a hard time accepting his leaders' decisions as absolute law. He questions the alliance the Iroquois have made with the English at a time when the English need all the help they can get.This really should have been one of the stronger books in this series. Ghonkaba is not perfect. Far from it. He still has almost-supernatural abilities, but he has a lot of room for personal growth. Renno and Ja-gonh were already perfect and there was no charac [...]
I have read this entire series far more times than I might possibly count, much like a dear old friend, I simply cannot bear not visiting with him and "catching up," time and time again.Donald Clayton Porter started this masterful series and in my opinion; when in later storylines he characters fade somewhat as Mr. Porter continually pushed out new editions it seemed to dilute the perspective of the original mind-set. In all honestly, after #10 I begin to lose interest and the it just feels to b [...]
For a 2 month period I went through the first dozen of this series. I remember enjoying it in high school and they have collected dust on the shelf since. Every time I looked at them I thought I should read them again but not having an electronic version hampered my desire. I finally got back into the world of the Seneca tribe when the pilgrims first came to this country. Following multipal generations of this family is enjoyable. Held up pretty good.
I enjoyed to writing style of this author mostly, and I will look for more of the "White Indian Series". I thought the scenes and happenings were real enough and wanted to forge ahead in my reading. One thing that I did not care for was how sudden some transitions between events were unleashed on the reader. Maybe only because it was an emotional reaction, I'm not sure.