New PBS Children’s Show Aims to Promote Diversity with Native American Lead

Maria Perez
Jul 19, 2019 - 5:00

PBS has premiered a new national children’s TV show with a Native American lead. “Molly of Denali” premiered on the broadcasting channel on July 17. The show features a 10-year-old Athabascan girl named Molly Mabray who is running a video blog about her life in rural Alaska. A press release from PBS Kids from May says the show will follow Molly, her dog, Suki, and her friends--Tooey and Trini--on their adventures in Alaska like building snow forts and other challenges.

The show “is designed to...

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