This story was submitted by Mae Finney and written by Inez Leggitt of Cheyenne, Oklahoma.Aunt Lizzie was good at talking to the Indians. She kept time by the moon changes, and in another month also expected to be in Kansas. But there was a drought and water was getting scarce as the got further west. At Fort Sill she had met a cowboy who had made the trip north to Dodge City in cattle drives. He cut a map with his pocketknife on the side of her wagon showing the places where there was shade and water so she could make them her stops at night.

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