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a fire for cooking

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She sat among props she had fashioned to complete the early 19th-century portrait of a woman in an earthen lodge: a deerskin, a kettle on a simulated cookfire, a rake made from deer antlers, a buffalo skull.
And as soon as the men made camp beside the road, word seemed to spread as if by magic through the forest, and groups of local boys would appear out of nowhere to watch them set up their tents and make their cookfires for the evening.
The cookfires were extinguished and sodden misery reigned in the gloomy half-light.