By James Bartleman

A novel of affection and betrayal facing the most important concerns dealing with Canada’s Indigenous peoples today.

In the summer season of 1972, a waft airplane wearing a crew of kid welfare officers lands on a river flowing throughout the Yellow puppy Indian reserve. Their project is to grab the dual infants of an Indigenous couple as a part of an unlawful scheme cooked up by means of the government to undertake out tens of hundreds of thousands of local little ones to white households. the child woman, Brenda, is followed and raised by way of a white relations in Orillia.

Meanwhile, that very same summer season, a toddler boy named Greg is born to a white middle-class kin. on the age of eighteen, Greg leaves domestic for the 1st time to make money to aid pay for his college costs. He beverages seriously and turns into embroiled within the homicide of a feminine pupil from a residential school.

The destinies of Brenda and Greg intersect during this novel of ardour confronting the homicide and disappearance of Indigenous girls and the notorious Sixties Scoop.

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