The Story of the Inukshuk (Inuit): Amy’s Mythic Mornings
Catalogue Number: AS0106
Producer: Animiki See Distribution Inc.
Subject: Animation, Arts, Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Character Education, Children's Stories, Citizenship Education, Early Childhood Education, First Nations Studies, Guidance, Indigenous Peoples, Music, Social Studies
Grade Level: PreK - 2, 3 - 5
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2014
Running Time: 19:17
Amy, Casey and Theodore find themselves on an arctic adventure trying to help a young bear cub, named Keyush return home to his mom after he gets lost with them. The group uses Inukshuk markers as clues to find their way back home. The lesson learned is, always tell someone where you are going. In addition, viewers learn about inukshuks and Inuit territory and people, and includes two original songs from Kimmy Alexander and Douglas Proulx.
Amy’s Mythic Mornings is a fun and innovative animated series for kids 5-8 that teaches problem solving and moral guidance through traditional knowledge from Indigenous storytelling. Six-year-old Amy and her friends Theodore and Casey bring the lessons to life when they imagine themselves in the rich stories told by Amy’s Grandmother. Each episode contains a series of lessons for children to learn, as well as sing-a-longs, and a collection of original songs composed and sung by Kimmy Alexander and Douglas Proulx.
Created by Delores Smith and Darryl Whetung, an award-winning Ojibway film, television and documentary editor/producer.
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