A Matter of Conscience by James Bartleman

By James Bartleman

A novel of affection and betrayal facing the most important concerns dealing with Canada’s Indigenous peoples today.

In the summer time of 1972, a glide aircraft sporting a staff of kid welfare officers lands on a river flowing throughout the Yellow puppy Indian reserve. Their venture is to grab the dual infants of an Indigenous couple as a part of an unlawful scheme cooked up via the government to undertake out tens of millions of local teenagers to white households. the child lady, Brenda, is followed and raised via a white kin in Orillia.

Meanwhile, that very same summer time, a toddler boy named Greg is born to a white middle-class kinfolk. on the age of eighteen, Greg leaves domestic for the 1st time to generate income to aid pay for his college bills. He beverages seriously and turns into embroiled within the homicide of a feminine pupil from a residential school.

The destinies of Brenda and Greg intersect during this novel of ardour confronting the homicide and disappearance of Indigenous girls and the notorious Sixties Scoop.

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