The Forge by Howard W. Robertson
(Drama, History, Adventure, Western; Feature Screenplay; WGA 1987261)
Logline: Isaac McClure is caught between his mother’s Ehattesaht world and his father’s Scottish. Born at Fort Astoria in 1824, he conceals his Native American identity to come back over the Oregon trail in 1853. He becomes part of racist pioneer society, is outed by chance, and an intense peripeteia ensues.