BEING ABLE TO TELL OUR OWN STORIES MOLLY OF DENALI BRINGS INDIGENOUS

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Molly of Denali follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Indigenous girl living in Alaska. (CBC) Creative producer, Princess Daazhraii Johnson (who is Neets’aii Gwich’in from Alaska), said the chance to tell Indigenous stories attracted her to the show, which is a co-production between CBC Kids and PBS. Advertisement Molly of Denali, a new animated children’s TV series, is breaking new ground by putting young Indigenous characters front and centre in starring roles — and by giving Indigenous creators the opportunity to tell their own stories.The lead character Molly Mabray is a 10-year-old with Gwich’in, Dena’ina and Koyukon heritage who lives in Alaska. She’s voiced by Sovereign Bill, who brings her own Muckleshoot and Tlingit heritage to the role. Twittercenter_img Advertisement Login/Register With: Facebook Advertisementlast_img

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