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The book The Light in the Forest takes place in the 1700s in Pennsylvania and Ohio A young white settler named John Butler was taken from his family and raised by members of the Leni Lenape Indian Tribe The Indians took him during a raid The Indian couple that adopted him was Cuyloga and Quequenga Cuyloga and Quequenga had recently lost their son to a plague that they called the yellow vomit and adopted John to replace the son that they lost They renamed John as True Son In the book you are introduced to JohnTrue Sons white family and hid Indian family You also meet various characters in both societies along with a soldier named Del Hardy Del Hardy is a soldier who lived with the Indians and was later reunited with his white family just like JohnTrue Son JohnTrue Son was taught by Cuyloga to fish hunt talk and act like an Indian Cuyloga and the rest of the tribe treated JohnTrue Son as an Indian One thing that Cuyloga deeply emphasized while teaching JohnTrue Son was that he must hate all white people True Son thought that was a full blooded Indian and would never have thought different until one day when Cuyloga told him he must leave the tribe and go live with his white family His father told him that he had made a treaty with the white man that the Indians would return all white captives Then True SonJohnny tries to runaway but is tracked down by Cuyloga and brought back to the soldiers camp After being returned to his white family he has to get used to the white lifestyle His family thinks that he should be able to just give up his beliefs and morals that he has learned over the years that he has been with the Indians After a while of living with the whites True SonJohnny becomes sick and is bed ridden Instead of
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