Join us for an afternoon with Angeline Boulley in Richardson Ballroom at Winthrop University. Ms. Boulley is the author of the multiple award-winning debut novel, Firekeeper's Daughter. Angeline Boulley will speak about her novel and writing process, followed by a book-signing.
Register online or call (803) 981-5841, starting May 2, 2022.
This event was recorded live and is available to view on the YCL YouTube Channel until June 13, 2022.
Angeline Boulley, an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is a storyteller who writes about her Ojibwe community in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. She is a former director of the Office of Indian Education at the U.S. Department of Education. Angeline lives in southwest Michigan, but her home will always be on Sugar Island.
In her riveting novel, a biracial, unenrolled tribal member and the product of a scandal, Daunis Fontaine, has never quite fit in--both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. When her family is struck by tragedy, Daunis puts her dreams on hold to care for her fragile mother. The only bright spot is meeting Jamie, the charming new recruit on her brother's hockey team.
After Daunis witnesses a shocking murder that thrusts her into a criminal investigation, she agrees to go undercover. The deceptions--and--deaths keep piling up and soon the threat strikes too close to home. How far will she go to protect her community if it means tearing apart the only world she's ever known?