Episodes and Hosts

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Joel's roots are Red River Metis and Swampy Cree from Medicine Hat, Alberta. Although he’s been acting since the age of five, his breakout role was in Alpha, an American historical drama and then in Canada as the star of CBC’s Trickster alongside Anna Lambe as well as Netflix's Avatar: The Last Airbender. When not acting, Joel loves to hang out with his older siblings, play guitar, skateboard, practice MMA and play lacrosse.

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From Maniwaki, Quebec, Joshua currently lives in Montreal. A member of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation and of Anishinaabe/Cree Heritage, he is most noted for his performances in Wildhood, The Swarm and Little Bird. In his spare time Josh plays guitar, boxes, horseback rides, does archery, drummaking and participates in archeological digs.

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Anna, hailing from Iqaluit and currently residing in Ottawa, has left her mark with memorable roles in True Detective and Three Pines. Outside of acting, Anna is completing her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations at the University of Ottawa. She also boxes, runs, makes beaded jewelry, and is learning to speak Inuktitut, her mother’s first language.

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Episode Sneak Peeks

Talon Pascal: Time Traveler

Talon Pascal is just seventeen years old, but he’s already skilled in many nearly-lost Indigenous skills. Talon does hunting on horseback, building pit houses, flintknapping and constructing bows and arrows, and now he’s teaching these ancient skills to other Indigenous men.

Nevaeh Pine: Voice of Disruption

Grade ten student Nevaeh Pine is a proud Ojibwe teen from Garden River First Nation who uses public speaking to advocate for MMIWG2S. She also helps launch her school’s first Red Dress Day assembly and march.

Tréchelle Bunn: Movement is Medicine

University of Manitoba hockey player Tréchelle Bunn takes her motto of ‘movement is medicine’ to a new level when she organizes Canada’s first Reconciliation Run on National Truth and Reconciliation Day in her father and grandparents’ home community.

Cole Clark and Dylan Hope: Northern Stars

Cole Clark, 22, is a Tlicho Dene warrior working with unhoused youth in Yellowknife. His hobby is filming local rappers like Dylan Hope, 20, who raps about life as an Indigenous youth. Together they’ll take center stage at Folk on the Rocks festival.

Isaac Garcia

Sixteen-year-old Isaac Garcia started “Isaac’s Blessing Bags” in elementary school to collect essentials for St. Paul, MN’s unsheltered population. Our host joins Isaac and family to prepare and distribute the bags.

Hailey Rose: Youth Leader

Indigenous youth representative Hailey Rose speaks out for youth across Saskatchewan and Canada. And she’s leading workshops and organizing a youth powwow to promote a topic close to her heart: mental health.

Rotshennón:ni Two-Axe and Kayla Spencer-Young: IndigeSTEM

Indigenous students are severely underrepresented in STEM programs. College students Kayla and Rotshennonn:ni combat this reality by starting a hands-on club for Indigenous students combining Two-Eyed Seeing and western science.

Kyrstin Dumont: Gorgeous Diversity

Decolonizing fashion can take many forms. For Algonquin student Kyrstin Dumont, it’s redefining the industry through an Indigenous lens. Kyrstin shoulders the monumental task of organizing her first fashion show featuring all Indigenous designers and models.

Sophia Sidarous: Protect and Defend

At 20, Sophia Sidarous, is already a veteran land defender and water protector who has led many actions and protests. Now she’s safeguarding Mi’kmaq land from encroachment and traveling back to her community in New Brunswick for a traditional powwow.

Kya Steinbach Parker: Bridging the Gap

Kya Steinbach-Parker, 17 is a determined educational activist. She successfully lobbied for an Indigenous history class in her high school. But her ultimate goal is to help her province achieve all the TRC’s Calls to Action around education

Rylee Nepinak: Taking Anishiative

When Anishnaabe Rylee Nepinak learned of the youth suicide crisis in a northern Manitoba Cree community, he was moved to action. He cycled across Canada to raise awareness and funds, and now works with the youth introducing traditional healing ceremonies.

Cherokee Riders: We Remember: Part 1

Five Cherokee young women train to retrace the infamous Trail of Tears, following the path of their ancestors’ forced removal over 180 years ago. They ready themselves emotionally and physically for a grueling ride that will cover 950 miles and six states.

Cherokee Riders: We Remember: Part 2

Five Cherokee young women complete the 950-mile bike ride retracing the forced relocation of their ancestors. They arrive home to an emotional community welcome and reflect on the importance of keeping their history alive for future generations.