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Flint Eagle ...
Jean-Louis Fontaine ...
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Pakak Innuksuk ...
Merkusaq (rumored)
Lamech Kadloo ...
Peter Miller ...
Stuart Myiow Jr. ...
Marci Nakuset Shapiro ...
Annie Neevee Buscemi ...
Natak (as Ipellie Ootoova)


Maïna is the daughter of the Innu leader Mishtenapuu, who attends a bloody confrontation between his clan and the clan of "Men of the Land Without Trees." Following this confrontation, Maïna chooses a mission that will change her life. To fulfill the promise that she has made to her friend Matsii on her deathbed, she embarked on the trail of their enemies to deliver Nipki, a 11 year old boy that the Inuit have captured. But she was also taken as prisoner by Natak, the leader of the Inuit group, and forcibly taken to the Land Without Trees. Written by Anonymous

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For her performance, Roseanne Supernault earned an American Indian Film Festival Best Actress award, this to accompany a Supporting Actress honor in 2011 in Every Emotion Costs, a film she also co-starred with Tantoo Cardinal. See more »


Maïna: We were formed into small clans, and that was how we protected our hunting territories. Our clan was called the Nearly-Wolves. I quickly realized that wolves were animals of a greater intelligence.
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What a surprise!
22 March 2014 | by (Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie about pre-European Innu and Inuit has adventure, fighting and romance, and the cinematography is simply amazing. I had never even heard of it before today and saw it because the movie I did go to see was sold out.

Call it serendipity.

The acting is good; it's a tearjerker at points, feels good and ends with a couple of new beginnings, though not for sequel purposes.

I was riveted. I took a look at the audience and they were in rapt attention.

Highly recommended.

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