If your favorite past time is kicking back on the couch and watching Netflix, I've got good news for you. Netflix and Michelle and Barack Obama's production company Higher Ground Production are creating a series based off of a Michigan authors novel.

So if you're like me and you're always up for a new series you're going to dig this one because it's a mystery thriller that follows the life of an "Indigenous Nancy Drew."

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Big things are happening for author Angeline Boulley of Sault Ste. Marie. Her novel "Firekeepers Daughter" is at the top of the New York Times bestseller's list and it's going to be made into a Netflix series soon. Boulley told MLive that she's very excited to meet her collaborators and to see the book brought to life.

I am delighted that they are leading the way to bring this project to life on screen. I haven’t yet met the Obamas, but it is thrilling that their company is producing this project.

 "Firekeepers Daughter" follows Daunis Fontaine, a Native American teen living in Michigan's Upper Peninsula who secretly pursues her own investigation on her Objibwe reservation to expose its corruption.
Boulley's novel is based on her own experiences growing up as she is a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She told Soo Today that it's important for readers to see themselves in a story.

Everyone deserves to be seen in a story, and I think that when a young person can see themselves in a story, it changes how they view their identity, and their place in the world. It broadens their view of the world and themselves in it.

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