Winner of the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction and the McNally
Robinson Book of the Year Award (Manitoba Writing and Publishing
Awards).Set in Canada's Subarctic in the late 1700s, a time when
the Dogrib people were under constant threat of attack by raiders
supplied with European weapons. After Ikotsali saves Tatsea and her
father following a huntingaccident, Tatsea is obliged to marry
their strange-looking rescuer. One day when Ikotsali is away from
camp, raiders arrive and kill everyone. The only lives spared are
those of Tatsea, who is captured, and their infant daughter, whom
she has hidden. When Ikotsali returns to find the carnage, the
story of their struggle to survive and be reunited begins."Tatsea
brings back the years when our grandparents lived their
lives."--Mike Nitsiza, counsellor, Mezi Community School, Wha Ti,
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