A Native American woman (Neve Campbell) flees from an obsessive fur trader (Lorne Brass) who stalks her across the wilds of 1800's North America. In her travels, a wolf becomes her guardian. Jeff Fahey also appears as her eventual protector and lover.
Rod befriends Wabi at a boarding school when the other students harass him because he is an Indian. But Rod drops out to work when his family can't afford the tuition. When Wabi returns to the Yukon, he offers Rob a job as a fur trapper. But rumours of gold in the mountains distract Rob.