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Wapos Bay

Wapos Bay

Journey Through Fear

Aboriginal Day festivities are getting underway, but there's even more cause for excitement in Wapos Bay... T-Bear unexpectedly spends the night in the fire tower after he climbs up and is too afraid to come down. Jacob goes up to get his son and realizes he's scared too. In an amusing twist, the story is reported as a political protest on TV. After much soul searching, father and son make it back to solid ground. Meanwhile, Raven doesn't want to go fishing with her mother, Sarah, because she's frightened...
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  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #102

Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 pm on 12.2


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  • Thursday, December 7 at 2:00 am on 12.2

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The Cree kids of Wapos Bay in northern Saskatchewan love adventure and their playground is a vast area that's been home to their Cree ancestors. Hunting and gathering, dog sledding and shimmering northern lights are part of everyday but so are video games, TV and cell phones. Guided by elders, extended family and their own insatiable curiosity, three children learn how to balance modern life and ancient traditions as their discoveries unfold against the backdrop; winter, spring, summer, and fall. As they explore the world around them, the three children acquire some valuable lessons about respect, cooperation, honesty and tolerance. And of course, they also teach the adults a few things.