Cold Case North

by Michael Nest (Author), Deanna Reder (Author), Eric Bell (Author)

Missing persons. Double murder? Métis leader James Brady was one of the most famous Indigenous activists in Canada. A communist, strategist, and bibliophile, he led Métis and First Nations to rebel against government and church oppression. Brady?s success made politicians and clergy fear him; he had enemies everywhere. In 1967, while prospecting in Saskatchewan with Cree Band Councillor and fellow activist, Absolom Halkett, both men vanished from their remote lakeside camp. For 50 years rumours swirled of secret mining interests, political intrigue, and murder. Cold Case North is the story of how a small team, with the help of the Indigenous community, exposed police failure in the original investigation, discovered new clues and testimony, and gathered the pieces of the North?s most enduring missing persons puzzle.

Book Details

Publication Date
November 06, 2020
Publisher
Page count
272
ISBN
9780889777521
Paper ISBN
9780889777491
File size
4 MB