A Native teen rebels against his father's wishes for him to play football and follow the path of his older football-hero brother. Instead, he joins a Choctaw stickball team and follows his own path.
The Gift Is in the Making retells previously published stories that bring to life Anishinaabeg values and teachings for a new generation. Readers are immersed in a world where all genders are respected, the tiniest being has influence in the world, and unconditional love binds families and communities to each other and their homeland.
In this compiled, full-colour edition of the 7 Generations series, Edwin must discover his family’s past if he is to have a future. Following one Plains Cree family over three centuries, 7 Generations explores the life of a young warrior, a smallpox epidemic, the residential school system, and intergenerational legacies.