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In James Welchs Fools Crow the honor and respect bestowed upon WhiteMans Dog threatens Fast Horses masculinity At first Fast Horse feelssuperior over White Mans Dog however this changes after the raid TheLone Eaters shun Fast Horse making him an outcast while White MansDog gradually gains more respect from the Pikunis for being a spiritualleader After causing Yellow Kidneys downfall Fast Horses inabilityto cope with his mistake makes him feel that he is no longer fit to bepart of the Lone Eaters Fast Horses boastful and conceited naturemakes it challenging for him to endure the pain and humiliation when heis banished from the Pikuni community Fast Horses need for acceptanceand his inability to cope with his mistake makes him jealous and hatefultowards White Mans Dog He overcompensates for his masculinity byjoining Owl Childs gang and takes drastic measures to justify hismistake by blaming Cold Maker and Yellow Kidney Fast Horse shows hewould rather regain his power and status in a different community thanadmit to his mistakes and be shamed within the Pikuni communityAfter the raid Fast Horses and White Mans Dogs role is switchedFast Horse is used to being admired and appreciated among the LoneEaters When Fast Horse becomes an outcast he is greatly affected TheLone Eaters blame Fast Horse for Yellow Kidneys downfall therefore heis automatically shunned and no longer has bragging rights over WhiteMans Dog Fast Horse is threatened by the increasing amount of respectand honor that White Mans Dog is receiving and it bothers him to seeWhite Mans Dog gaining the respect that he believes should be hisBefore the raid Fast Horse was well respected because of his fathersBeaver Medicine bundle He calls White Mans Dog Dog-lover andnear-woman because of his lack of horses and wives Welch 6 Afterthe raid Fast Horses sense of jealousy towards White Mans Dogescalates to the point of hatred because it puts him in a position worstthan the first time Welch introduces White Mans Dog as
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