Puma Son of Mountain Lion
by William Wayne Dicksion
Puma Son of Mountain Lion is a half-Indian boy who is away from the village undergoing the rites of manhood. When he returns, he finds his village destroyed by a warring tribe and his family slain. His mother dies in his arms and her last words are: "Go find your father."
Puma finds his father in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His father welcomes him with open arms and trains him in the while man's ways.