Molly of Denali
Molly of Denali is an animated series created by Dorothea Gilim and Kathy Waugh. It premiered on PBS affiliates on July 15, 2019.
The daily adventures of 10-year-old Alaska native Molly Mabray, her family, her dog Suki and her friends Tooey and Trini
Why It Rocks
- Very educational in multiple ways. Not only does it teach about indigenous culture, it also teaches about informational text and how to research stuff.
- Beautiful animation and well-painted backgrounds.
- Likable, relatable characters such as Molly, Tooey, and Trini.
- Very diverse, as there's a mix of natives and whites.
- Inspires kids to go outside and get into nature.
- Smart writing that appeals to kids and adults.
- Tackles mature topics such as racism and forced assimilation of indigenous kids into boarding schools in the episode Grandpa's Drum.
- Molly, Tooey, Trini and Oscar were idiots in the episode "Tooth Or Consequences".