Forced to use only people’s English names and not speak to his siblings at school, Shin-chi holds fast to the canoe given to him by his father, hopeful that things will then improve for his family and the tribe he loves.
- ISBN: 9780888998576
- Author: Campbell, Nicola I.
- Illustrator: LaFave, Kim
- Published: 2008 , Groundwood Books
- Themes: Family, First Nations people in Canada, Indian boarding school, Indians of North America, Indigenous Arctic & Canada Indians, indigenous children, Off-reservation Boarding Schools, oppression, residential school, Siblings
- Descriptors: Canada, Historical Fiction, Picture Book, Primary (ages 6-9)
- No. of pages: 40