An Indian farmer and his wife protect and secrete a gambler who has injured a cowboy in a fight over a game of cards. The gambler repays the Indian by stealing the affections of his wife, a beautiful Indian woman of eighteen. Great is the dismay of the Indian on finding his wife in the arms of the white man whom he has befriended. His first thought is to kill the destroyer of his home, but he decides to give the squaw to the gambler and when she attempts to take her infant the Indian interposes. "You take the squaw, the child stays with me." Five years later we see the effects of the union between the gambler and the squaw. He has become a confirmed drunkard and the squaw through abuse, neglect and hardship is dying. The Indian learns of this and his manner of vengeance is unique and gives this picture story name, "The Red Man's Way."
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