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Une histoire d'amour entre un officier de la Gendarmerie royale du Canada et une femme d'origine métisse vivant avec les siens en Alberta. Cette idylle créera-t-elle un précédent dans les coutumes de la société très fermée des Métis? En anglais, avec sous-titres français.

1988, 57 min 48 s

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Golden Sheaf Award - Category: Best Script Award (Sharon Riis)
Yorkton Film Festival
May 25 to 29 1988, Yorkton - Canada

Special Jury Award - Certificate of Merit for Acting (Dianne Debassige)
Yorkton Film Festival
May 25 to 29 1988, Yorkton - Canada

Superchannel Best Script - with a cash award of 1,000$
Yorkton Film Festival
May 25 to 29 1988, Yorkton - Canada

Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini Series (Sharon Riis)
Gemini Awards
December 8 to 9 1987, Toronto - Canada

Gemini Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Dramatic Program or Mini Series (Victoria Snow)
Gemini Awards
December 8 to 9 1987, Toronto - Canada

Gemini Award for Best Pay Television Dramatic Series
Gemini Awards
December 8 to 9 1987, Toronto - Canada

Most Promising Actress Award given to (Dianne Debassige) for her roles in PLACES NOT OUR OWN and THE WAKE
Annual American Indian Film Festival
November 12 to 15 1987, San Francisco - USA

Alcan Award (Public's Award for Cinema) given to IKWE and THE WAKE - with a cash prize of 2,000$
Festival of Films and Videos by Women (SILENCE ELLES TOURNENT)
June 4 to 14 1987, Montréal - Canada