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Red Indian The Early Years - Red Indian #1 - cover

Red Indian The Early Years - Red Indian #1

Terry Foss

Publisher: Terry Foss

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Summary

In 1788, Shanadee, a young Beothuk girl, has her first violent encounter with the White Man.  In the coming days and years it will happen again and again as her family desperately struggles to survive in the harsh Newfoundland environment, while suffering the relentless harassment of the white settlers. 
We join her family as they unwittingly make their journey into extinction.

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