Screenplay by Pierre Billon based on the novel Maïna by Dominique Demers. Maïna (Roseanne Supernault) the daughter of Grand Chief Mishtenapuu (Graham Greene), sets off on a mission to rescue a captured boy - little knowing her actions will result in the poignant meeting of two of America's founding nations.
Shane is a gay Anishinaabe teenager in Northern Ontario, struggling to support his family after his sister's suicide. Originally Shane planned to go away to college in the fall, and he had been trying to convince his secret boyfriend to come with him. Now he is torn between responsibilities at home and the promise of freedom calling from the city.