What are the plot for Ta-na-e-ka?

Ta-na-e-ka is a short story written by Mary Whitebird. The story centers around a ceremony often performed by the Kaw Indians, who lived in Nebraska before being largely wiped out by disease. Whitebird observed this ceremony on a visit to the Omaha and Winnebago reservations in Nebraska, and gained more information from talking to her father-in-law, and wrote a story about the ceremony.