In this episode, we are diving into some young adult fiction! “Firekeeper’s Daughter” by Angeline Boulley is the story of Daunis Fontaine, a biracial, unenrolled tribal member, who finds herself tangled in a web of mystery, crime, drugs, and family drama. Daunis is a force and one of the most captivating main characters and narrators we’ve come across in recent reads!
This book has given us the opportunity to learn about the historical and contemporary struggles of Native American people in the United States and Canada. This is a riveting read that will have you binge reading until 2am, we promise. Don’t let the fact that this is a YA read fool you—this book touches on issues that we can all relate to, written with sage advice from a unique perspective.
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