Jack Clay has been unhappy for some time. Despite his material wealth and successful career in real estate, he feels trapped and unfulfilled. As a crushing economic recession takes hold of America and his boss suddenly dies, Jack begins to question everything-soon realizing that he does not really know who he is other than a Native American who has lived his life in isolation from his people.
As Wall Street greed and political exploitation of the largest body of fresh water on the planet converge into the ecological splendor of northwest Michigan, Jack faces a series of personal and ethical challenges in which betrayal, death, and a burgeoning romance come together and reconnect him to his Native American culture. As he slowly begins to examine his past achievements in life from the perspective of traditional native wisdom, Jack's exposure to this distinctly Native American Seven Generations Ethic helps him address the age-old question of how to define a meaningful life..
Heart of a Native is the compelling tale of one man's journey as he reconnects with his cultural values to combat modern challenges and discover his true destiny.