Grand-Nephew to Leading Eagle (the chief of the Whitefish Clan of Ojibwe), Bear Face is connected with The Medicine Society, a band of clerics and shamans who work within the clans to minimize inter-clan warfare and combat evil spirits. He is set on investigating the Lodge of the New Moon, a group rumoed to be dedicated to poisoning and otherwise destroying the Nordic-Frankish population on the lake. His exploits include slaying the Wolf of Harmaja and battling the Wendigo of Old Tammisaari. He is the co-creator and possessor of the Gambler's Bow. He is an active member of the New Brevik Travelers and has been romantically linked with Striped Cloud Woman of the Loon Clan.