Barkskins - IX. the shadow in the cup (1844-1960s), Chapter 60 - 62 Summary & Analysis

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Aaron Sel is Jinot’s only surviving son. When Jinot goes to New Zealand, Aaron heads to Mi’kma’ki, where he is not given the ceremonial welcome he had hoped for. Instead, he feels out of place among his own people. After two years, he returns to Boston. He accidentally becomes a sailor for a demanding captain. He continues the work, despite how hard it is, because it gives him some sense of purpose. Eventually, though, he returns to Mi’kma’ki, but finds only a ruined village with one starving family living in a wikoum. He gets some food for them from a nearby farmer and continues on to try and find his family. He finds some Mi’kmaw people and they inform him that Jinot has died. Aaron is shocked and saddened...

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