When Randy arrives at Louis' house, he's given the task of the day, which is to get pitheses (bird) food for Mr. Charles. Katie thinks pitheses means fish. When they get to Mr. Charles' house, the kids find him outside, building a bird house. Mr. Charles tells them that he needs bird food, not fish food.
Lost and Found:
Louis tells Randy that he needs to find a box for wanihta ikwa miska (lost and found) for the community centre. Katie thinks wanihta ikwa miska means hide and seek. Randy thinks that Louis wants to play hide and seek the next time there’s an event at the community centre, and he wants a box to hide in.
This is the story of Louis, an Aboriginal elder, whose mission in life is to help the people in his community in any way he can. Louis is getting older and it's getting harder for him to help people on his own. So he decides to recruit Randy, a 10-year old boy, to help him with his work. Every day Louis gives Randy a task. But there is one problem: Louis mostly speaks Cree and Randy only speaks English. How can Randy help Louis if he can't understand his instructions? in order for Randy to fully understand Louis' instructions he first needs to learn what the Cree words mean.