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Molly of Denali

Hot Springs Eternal/Tooeys Hero

It's a cold winter and Molly is set on discovering a hot springs Grandpa Nat once found in a blizzard, so she sets off with Grandpa, Dad, and Tooey on two snowmobiles and with a list of vague directions. When night falls, the success of their backwoods adventure will come down to determination and traditional Alaska Native knowledge of the stars. / Tooey's hero, dog musher Eugene Pike, is recreating a historic mail run across interior Alaska. When ice breakup at the river threatens Pike's progress...
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  • program length: 29 minutes
  • episode #108

Monday, August 12 at 2:30 pm on 12.2


additional airdates

  • Sunday, August 11 at 8:30 am on 12.1
  • Friday, September 6 at 2:30 pm on 12.2
  • Monday, September 9 at 2:30 pm on 12.2
  • Tuesday, September 24 at 2:30 pm on 12.2

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This series follows the adventures of Molly, a feisty and resourceful Alaska Native girl, as she helps her parents run the Denali Trading Post in their Alaskan village. Viewers are introduced to the rich history and modern-day experience of family life in the heart of the Alaskan tundra through the eyes of Molly, her parents, and her friends. Designed to help kids develop skills around informational text such as using a map and following an instruction manual, this is the first nationally distributed children's series in the U.S. to feature an Alaska Native lead character.