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Old Ku'oosh performs a ceremony on Tayo that is supposed to cleanse him because he has killed someone in battle. While Ku'oosh was with Tayo he expressed his concern for the men who had come back from the war. "There are some things that we can't cure like we used to, not since the white people came...
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"There are some things that we can't cure like we used to, not since the white people came. The others who had the Scalp Ceremony, some of them are not better either. I am afraid of what will happen to all of us if you and the others don't get well. He said" (p. 38) Old Ku'oosh expressed his concern that the ceremony many not work because it was not a disease that was not from the native land or culture it was something that old cures could not fix...
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