By James Bartleman

A novel of affection and betrayal facing the largest matters dealing with Canada’s Indigenous peoples today.

In the summer season of 1972, a waft aircraft wearing a workforce of kid welfare officers lands on a river flowing during the Yellow puppy Indian reserve. Their challenge 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 youngsters to white households. the infant woman, Brenda, is followed and raised by way of a white kinfolk in Orillia.

Meanwhile, that very same summer time, a toddler boy named Greg is born to a white middle-class relatives. on the age of eighteen, Greg leaves domestic for the 1st time to generate income to aid pay for his college expenditures. 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 ladies and the notorious Sixties Scoop.

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