This story took place in the early 19th century in the United States. When a beggar, battered and tired of wandering Indian village to village begging for more affluent people have food, and at least some shelter for the night.
In one of the houses, compassionate hosts offered him food. When he greedily pounced on the food, the owner noticed the neck of the Indian small leather pouch curiously asked, “What is this you?”
The poor man replied that he really does not know, probably some kind of amulet. Intrigued, lord of the house politely asked the Indian permission to look at this amulet close. Continue reading