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This historical drama features Tantoo Cardinal (Dances with Wolves , Where the River Runs ) and Gordon Tootoosis (Legends of the Fall and North of 60.)

The story revolves around the first white woman, Marie Anne Lamodigiére, to travel west of the Red River valley in 1806.
She is perhaps best known as the grandmother of Louis Riel.

A classic story, this feature film is set against the wilderness of the Canadian West.

View a printer friendly version of this page...Awards:13 Nominations, Genie Awards Copyright Date: 1985 Length: 92 minutes Library Audience:
  • Young Adult
  • Family
  • General Interest
  • School Audience:
  • Junior High (7-9)
  • Secondary (10-12)
  • Univ./College
  • Adult Ed.
  • Subjects: Canadian Studies; Feature Films Formats Available:
  • VHS Tape
  • DVD