Incomplete edited film made by Selig Polyscope dramatizes a story of Indians hunting a bear. They arrive at an isolated settler's cabin where they find alcohol. Drunk, they set fire to the cabin and barn, unaware that a woman had been accidentally locked in the barn and her daughter was hiding just outside it. While working in the forest, the woman's husband senses trouble and returns home, just in time to save his family from the flames.
Legacy Keywords: Indians of North America ; Alcohol drunkenness ; Fire depicted ; Farm life ; Western states (U.S.) ; North America ; United States
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