Firekeeper’s Daughter

Firekeeper’s Daughter


Angeline Boulley

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Ryan is a boy who graduated with Daunis. He always acted like a stereotypical bigoted Zhaaganaash and would work Native kids up about treaty rights and differing hunting laws for Native and non-Native people. However, at a hockey game, Daunis overhears that Ryan is applying for Tribal membership, which he can do because his dad is Joey Nodin.
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Chapter 26
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...Grant or Ron. So, she sits and listens to people discuss a classmate of Daunis’s, Ryan, enrolling in the Tribe. Ryan is notorious for riling up Nishnaabs, but apparently his dad... (full context)