Bridging Two Peoples: Chief Peter E. Jones, 1843-1909 tells the story of Dr. Peter E. Jones, who in 1866 became one of the first status Indians to obtain a medical doctor degree from a Canadian university. He returned to his southern Ontario reserve and was elected chief and band doctor. As secretary to the Grand Indian Council of Ontario he became a bridge between peoples, conveying the chiefs’ concerns to his political mentor Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald, most importantly during consultations on the Indian Act. Peter E. Jones was the third son of Mississauga minister Peter Jones and his English wife Eliza Field. Peter E. overcame childhood polio to become a leader of the Mississaugas of the New Credit; publish an Indian newspaper; serve as a federal Indian agent; secretary-treasurer of the Grand General Indian Council of Ontario and Quebec; act as archaeologist and folklorist working with the Smithsonian Institute; and pursue New Credit land rights issues. This is the first biography of this remarkable man. Written by Allan Sherwin a professor emeritus of neurology at McGill University, where he taught and practised clinical neurology. Winner of the 2012 Joseph Brant Award (Ontario Historical Society). For an interview with the author see http://www.openbookontario.com/news/writing_allan_sherwin?device=mobile.