Josette Lavoie, a strong Metis woman living during the time of the 1885 North-West Rebellion, must undertake literal, spiritual, and mental journeys to ensure that her family and the Metis people are prepared for upcoming conflict with Sir John A. Macdonald and the Canadian government. She must also deal with conflicts with her husband, Gabriel Dumont, and Louis Riel, who is becoming increasingly unstable. This Canadian historical novel for grades 11-12 can be used in ELA, Social Studies, and First Peoples classrooms and is suitable for a literature circle or independent study. Social considerations noted. Log in to read the full ERAC review.