"e;2004 Alberta Children's Book of the Year
Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award shortlist 2004"e;
In this lyrical coming-of-age story, Governor General's Award-winner Rudy Wiebe captures the anxiety of a boy who feels powerless to help his people, but who must speak his dreams if they are to survive. Steeped in aboriginal myth and lore, "e;Hidden Buffalo"e; is also the tale of how a whole tribe can turn its gaze from the horizon to see to the wisdom of a child.
Original paintings by noted Cree artist Michael Lonechild capture the colorful palette of the prairie landscape in autumn and the rich detail of Cree life in the late nineteenth century.