Today, PBS unveiled a new animated children’s series with a Native American lead.
Molly of Denali is it’s name and:
To make sure they got the show right, the Boston public broadcaster WGBH, which produced the show, involved more than 60 people who are Alaska Native, First Nations or Indigenous in writing the scripts, advising on cultural and linguistic issues, recording the theme song and voicing the characters. “We recognized our own ignorance of the subject and we didn’t want to repeat stereotypes,” Gillim said.
That quote comes from The New York Times article, With ‘Molly of Denali,’ PBS Raises Its Bar for Inclusion.
Here’s the first show:
I’m adding this info to The Best Sites For International Day Of The World’s Indigenous People.