There are people in this world who face many different trials and tribulations. Often, these trials help them realize who they are and what life means to them. This is the case with two native girls, April Raintree and Ashtoh-Komi, in 'April Raintree' and 'Where the Spirit Lives' respectively, who struggle against social prejudice. Both stories are unbelievable and have an emotional touch. It is based on the real lives of the native children. April Raintree is a Métis girl, while Ashtoh-Komi is Aboriginal. They are both amazing and remarkable characters. Both girls have been through many different problems. They face different types of abuse from those whom they live with, like emotional and physical abuse from people who think native people are dependent upon white people. Both girls are very strong because they survived all the difficulties they faced from the white people in their lives. Ultimately, both April and Ashtoh-Komi experience the different conflicts in their lives.
First, April and Ashtoh–Komi experience different conflicts from the white people who took them. April has been taken to the different foster homes, while Ashtoh Komi stays in one place. Furthermore, April goes to a public school, while Ashtoh lives in a residential school and learn English. Also, April has a social worker but Ashtoh doesn’t have one. April has been struggling with her husband Bob; however, Ashtoh-Komi’s conflict is different from April. Ashtoh-Komi has been struggling with the teachers in the residential school. Both girls have been through different problems in their lives.
Moreover, April has a conflict versus her husband Bob. She finds out that Bob is in a relationship with Heather Langdon. When she finds out, April asks Bob to divorce her. Ashtoh-Komi has a conflict versus her teachers. She has been struggling with the difficulties that she faces from the teachers in a residential school. They have been treating