New cartoon Wolf Joe puts emphasis on Anishinaabe culture, teachings – CBC

New cartoon Wolf Joe puts emphasis on Anishinaabe culture, teachings – CBC

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202141 Views

Voice actors say it’s important for Indigenous children to see their communities reflected on TV

Jan 14, 2021

A new animated series that is focused on a First Nations boy and Anishinaabe teachings is giving young Indigenous viewers a chance to see their communities reflected on television.

Brett Huson, who is Gitxsan from Gitxsan territory in British Columbia, is the voice actor for Chief Madwe on Wolf Joe, airing on TVOKids and Radio Canada.

After watching the first handful of episodes online this weekend, Huson said his children, ages seven and 10, “are happy to see people that look like themselves.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/wolf-joe-cartoon-anishinaabe-culture-1.5871749

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