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"Startled, Mishbee gasped, frozen with horror. She used to be staring down the barrel of a musket and was once conversant in the sound these guns made. The younger lady knew muskets intended death."

At the start of the 19th century in Newfoundland, the Beothuks, a primary international locations humans, were decimated via affliction, and their numbers dwindle extra as they're hunted and persecuted relentlessly via eu settlers. younger Mishbee, her older sister Oobata, and Oobata’s child fight courageously on Exploits Island opposed to tuberculosis, false impression, and prejudice. Mishbee attempts to keep up the traditions of her humans as she slowly befriends a tender settler named John and makes an attempt to bridge the lethal gulf among their cultures. yet has the friendship blossomed too overdue? Will Mishbee and John have the ability to express the settlers that the Beothuks arent a probability sooner than they disappear completely?

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