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By James Bartleman

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

In the summer time of 1972, a glide aircraft wearing a staff of kid welfare officers lands on a river flowing throughout 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 through the government to undertake out tens of millions of local young children to white households. the infant woman, Brenda, is followed and raised through a white kinfolk in Orillia.

Meanwhile, that very same summer season, a child boy named Greg is born to a white middle-class family members. on the age of eighteen, Greg leaves domestic for the 1st time to earn cash to assist pay for his collage bills. 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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