The scenes are laid in the Hudson Bay country in comparatively recent years and cover the life of a Hudson Bay factor, showing him as a young man assuming his business in the wilderness and, as was common in those days, taking an Indian wife that he had purchased of her father in Indian fashion. A little girl is born of the union and the factor's life is running along ordinary channels until he is unexpectedly called back to Montreal. Here new duties absorb his attention and he soon forgets his home in the wilderness. There is a lapse of sixteen years, during which the little half breed girl has grown up and her mother has died. A trip of inspection brings the factor back to the familiar scenes of his young manhood. There by chance he happens upon his own daughter. Impressed with her beauty and her likeness to himself he takes her back with him to Montreal, there educates and attempts to train her in the life of a white girl. She succeeds fairly well for a time, but the call of the ...
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