Maïna is the daughter of the Innu Chief Mishte-nape, who witnesses a bloody clash between their clan and the clan of "Men of the Land Without Trees." Following this unsolicited confrontation, Maïna chooses a mission that will change her life. To fulfill the promise that she made to her friend Matsii on her deathbed, she embarks on the trail of their enemies to rescue Nipki, her friend's 11-year old boy that the Inuit have captured. But she is also taken as a prisoner by Natak, the leader of the Inuit group, and forcibly taken to the Land Without Trees.
In the cold there is warmth.
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Along with Empire of Dirt released the same year, both movies became the first indigenous-themed films to be nominated for Best Picture by the newly established Canadian Screen Awards, formerly known as the Genie Awards. See more
There is nothing in your land.
Only for the one who doesn't know how to look.
I want to go back home with Nipki.
Nipki will decide when he becomes a man. You can't. You are intended for me.