The story of an orphaned Indian boy who travels through time in a search for identity. He finds himself inhabiting the body of an FBI agent during the civil rights era, the body of an Indian child at the battle at Little Bighorn, an Indian tracker in the 1800s and a present-day airline pilot. When finally the young warrior comes back to his own life, he is transformed.
When zookeeper Theodora 'Teddy' Bentley fishes the body of Koala Kate out of the harbor, she discovers that the zookeeper was strangled. And the clues to Koala Kate's killing implicate other animal keepers at the zoo. Meanwhile, to pay for repairs on her houseboat, Teddy agrees to appear on a weekly live television broadcast featuring misbehaving animals.