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Wapos Bay: They Dance at Night

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There's a strange odour in town, the sled dogs are howling and the northern lights have disappeared. What's going on in Wapos Bay?

In Wapos Bay: They Dance at Night Talon, Raven and T-Bear learn what can happen when they forget to respect tradition.

Raven can't resist whistling at the glimmering northern lights even though she's been warned not to. And T-Bear breaks with an age-old ritual by neglecting to offer tobacco ties before picking sweet grass for the elders.

All three children discover that their careless behaviour may be the source of the community's recent small misfortunes. With help from Mushom and a wise elder, they take part in a traditional ceremony that puts things right.

Wapos Bay is a light-hearted stop-motion animation series about the adventures of three Cree children living in remote northern Saskatchewan. Guided by elders, extended family and their own insatiable curiosity, T-Bear, Talon and Raven learn how to balance traditional ways with newer ones. Dennis and Melanie Jackson created this charming award-winning series.

2006, 24 min

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