Got serious this morning about the Olive Oatman story. Going to be on the cover of the next issue and I want it to be good. She deserves that.
Kathy Sue had an observation when she saw the latest version of our next cover on the kitchen table. She recommends these cover heads:
Rescued? Or, Kidnapped Again?
If you read the story carefully, you realize the Mojaves were threatened with annihilation if she wasn't returned. Kathy feels like she lost her second mother. At any rate, the person who saved her life, more than once, was this woman:
I'll discuss her at length in the article. If there is a hero in this story, besides Olive, it is Aespaneo. But, first let's go back to her family of origin: