The PBS televisions show “Molly of Denali” was selected for a George Foster Peabody Award in the children’s and youth category this week.
The animated series is set in the fictional Alaska village of Qyah (KEYE-ah). It’s title character, Molly, and much of the cast represent Indigenous people. And many people behind the show are also Alaska Native. Princess Daazhraii Johnson (Neets’aii Gwich’in) is a creative producer on the show. She says the win brings up a lot of emotions.
Produced by Tripp Crouse for KNBA radio 90.3 fm
"Burn Your Village to the Ground" by A Tribe Called Red. Used with permission.