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, Indian boarding school, Indigenous, Off-reservation Boarding Schools, oppression, residential school, Siblings
- Descriptors: Americas, Arctic, Canada, Historical Fiction, North America, Picture Book, Primary (ages 6-9)
- No. of pages: 40