Indian Horse is a novel by Richard Wagamese. The story is set in Canada, mostly in the 1960s and 1970s. The protagonist is Saul Indian Horse, who is descended from the indigenous Ojibway tribe. Throughout Saul’s life, he suffers many instances of horrific racial oppression. He attempts to overcome these traumas with his love of hockey and the support of loved ones. The novel explores themes of racial oppression, trauma, fulfillment, family, and heritage.