In the pilot episode, the Blackstone First Nation struggles with disintegration of the community by its own hand.
Newly elected Chief Leona struggles in her role, while Andy orchestrates the removal of incriminating files.
Tensions rise as Leona discovers missing funds from the Band’s account while dealing with the complications of hiring a white substitute teacher.
While the Blackstone band members air their concerns over the new leadership, Leona allows the police to investigate a child abuse case in the community.
Leona faces both a personal and public crisis when Gail ends up in the hospital and Andy leads a movement to unseat her as Chief.
When Andy coordinates a vote to replace Leona, she moves off Blackstone and pursues the conviction of Phil Henry.
Leona and members of Blackstone take the stand as the sexual abuse case comes to a head.
Andy and Daryl collide over money while Leona returns to Blackstone focused on healing the community.
In the Season 1 Finale, Andy’s world unravels when he is forced out of the strip-club expansion, as Leona faces opposition as the school’s new counselor.