Charles Montgomery Skinner was an American writer, editor, dramatic and art critic, mostly known as a collector and rewriter of North American folklore. “The Sun Fire At Sault Sainte Marie” is a short story, entered in the collection “Myth and legends of our own land”. The narration is about first appearance of Europeans in Sault Sainte Marie, a land that has belonged Native Americans before. Father Marquette in company with Grueysolon Du Lhut reaches Sault Sainte Marie, but on the way the Chippewas warns him to turn back from that point, for the Ojibways are notoriously hostile to Europeans. Their chief -- White Otter -- means revenge by war. But Marquette refuses to change his plans, continuing the danger mission. Start your familiar with American history and culture through the Skinner’s collection “Myth and legends of our own land”!