An old man in a senior citizens apartment building tells a story of the Great Lakes region. It involves the Asian peoples walking across the Bering Straits, landing of the Vikings in present-day Canada, the British and the French Empires in North America, Pontiac's Rebellion, and the Passenger Pigeons.
A story of two women who are two generations apart. The elder woman struggles through life and enters her later years in a senior citizens high-rise apartment building, while the younger woman experiences several years of questionable conduct before returning home to begin a new and better life. The two women have a serious confrontation before going their separate ways.