(music plays)

Clips show an 11 year-old boy with curly brown hair dancing in aboriginal costumes and shooting hoops.

The narrator says TODAY, WE'RE
VISITING MALAKAI.
HE'S A DANCER.
HE'LL GO SHOOT
SOME HOOPS.
HE'LL TAKE AIM
FOR A BULLSEYE.
CHECK OUT HIS
AUNTIE'S FOOD TRUCK.

Auntie says HERE YOU GO.
THE FAMOUS INDIAN TACO.

The narrator says LET'S GO.

(music plays)

In animation, pictures of several different kids appear hanging on laundry lines. A raven on the lines flies off to the sun and opens his wings as the title of the show appears. It reads "Raven’s Quest."

Malakai says GWE, WELL EKISITPU'K.
I'M MALAKAI AND I
AM 11 YEARS OLD.
I AM MI'KMAQ AND I COME FROM
MEMBERTOU FIRST NATION IN
SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA.

A map shows the Canadian provinces. It zooms in on Sidney, Nova Scotia.

Malakai says THIS IS MY MOM CANDACE.

Candace says HI.

Candace is in her thirties, with brown hair in a bun and wears glasses, jeans and an army green T-shirt.

Malakai says MY CLAN NAME.
GUESS WHAT IT IS?
JAKE'J.
THAT MEANS LOBSTER IN MI'KMAQ.
JAKE'J.
WE'RE THE LOBSTER CLAN.
DON'T MESS WITH US.
THIS IS MY CAT MALAWI,
SHE'S A BLUE CORNISH REX.
SHE HAS REALLY WAVY FUR.
PEOPLE THINK SHE'S KIND OF FUNNY
BUT I THINK SHE'S KINDA CUTE.
THIS IS MY FAMILY.
THIS IS MY BABY BROTHER ROWAN.

Rowan is around 4, with short brown hair and wears jeans and a striped yellow T-shirt.

Malakai says THIS IS MY BROTHER CHEYENNE.

Cheyene says HI.

Cheyenne is around 6, with short brown hair and wears glasses, printed orange and gray shorts and an orange tank top.

Malakai says AND THAT'S MY SISTER.

A caption reads "Malaysia."

Malaysia is around 12, with long wavy brown hair in a ponytail and wears glasses and gray pyjamas.

Malakai says WHAT'S UP ASIA?

Malaysia says NOTHING, JUST PLAYING MY GAME.

Malakai says I'M DANCING TRADITIONAL DANCE.
WITH THE TRADITIONAL YOU
JUST TAP YOUR FEET TWICE AND
LIKE KEEP GOING.
EVER SINCE I WAS 7 I'VE BEEN
DOING TRADITIONAL DANCING.
I'M REALLY PROUD TO BE MI'KMAQ.
THIS IS MY ROOM .
I WANT TO SHOW YOU SOMETHING.
THIS IS A HARLEM
GLOBETROTTER BALL.
I'M REALLY INTO BASKETBALL.
IT HAS ALL THE SIGNATURES ON IT.

He points at 5 medals and says THESE ARE ALL MY
TROPHIES THAT I WON.
I GOT A HOCKEY TROPHY.
THIS IS A SUMMER GAMES MEDAL.
THE SUMMER GAMES MEDALS, THEY'RE
KIND OF LIKE THE OLYMPICS
FOR NATIVES.
THIS YEAR THEY'RE REALLY
COMPETITIVE AND WE GOT BRONZE.

He points at a painting on the wall and says MY AUNTIE NELL MADE THIS FOR ME.
I LOVE THE TEXTURE.
IT TOOK HER LIKE 1 TO 2 WEEKS TO
MAKE THIS PAINTING.
TJ IS MY BEST FRIEND.
WE GOT TO THE SAME SCHOOL.
WE HANG OUT, WE PLAY
LOTS OF BASKETBALL, PLAY GAMES.
WE HAVE LOTS OF FUN TOGETHER.
GO.

TJ is around 11, with short brown hair and wears gray sweatpants and a white hooded sweatshirt with a print on the front.

TJ and Malakai shoot some hoops on a yard.

Malakai says WHEN I GOT A NEW BASKETBALL NET
AND IT KIND OF GIVES ME
ADVANTAGE.
THIS IS OUR YOUTH CENTRE.
THIS IS WHERE ME AND
TJ LIKE TO HANG OUT.
THERE'S LOTS OF COOL ACTIVITIES.
THERE'S A LOT OF FUN THINGS
TO DO AT THE YOUTH CENTRE.

They play computer games.

Malakai says YOUR SHIP'S SO SMALL.
MINE'S HUGE.
YOU CAN PLAY
COMPUTERS, PING PONG,
POOL, ARCHERY.

Alex says ALRIGHT, WE'RE GONNA START
FROM, PROBABLY ABOUT 20 FEET
OUT.

Alex is in his thirties, with short light brown hair and a shadow of a beard. He wears jeans, a red and blue hooded sweatshirt and a red cap.

Malakai says ALEX SETS EVERYTHING UP AND
HE TEACHES US HOW TO STAND
PROPERLY.
TAKE YOUR TIME, BREATHE.
ARCHERY WAS REALLY
IMPORTANT TO MY ANCESTORS.
THAT'S HOW THEY GOT THEIR FOOD.
IT TAKES A LOT OF PRACTICE.

TJ takes a shot.

Malakai says YEAH, GOOD JOB.
AND I'M PROUD THAT I LEARNED
HOW TO DO THIS TECHNIQUE.
WE'RE HERE AT THE

(music plays)

Malakai says MEMBERTOU HERITAGE PARK.
I LIKE GOING TO MEMBERTOU'S
HERITAGE PARK BECAUSE OF ALL THE
HISTORY.
WATCHING THE HISTORY MOVIES.

He browses old pictures on a machine and says THESE ARE LIKE MY ANCESTORS.
MEMBERTOU WAS A SWAMP AND THEN
THEY LIKE KIND OF LIKE FIXED IT
UP.
THIS IS BEAR FUR.
THIS IS ACTUALLY COOL.
LET'S GO SEE THE BACK.
ALRIGHT.

He stands next to a chief’s statue and says HERE'S ONE OF THE CHIEFS.
DON MARSHALL AND HERE'S
GRAND CHIEF MEMBERTOU.
HE LOOKS AWESOME.
IS THAT ALL THE STATUES?
ALRIGHT.
LET'S GO SEE THE SWEAT LODGE.

They walk to a sort of small rounded tent.

Malakai says THIS IS HOW IT LOOKS AND THEY
HAVE A WHOLE BUNCH OF FIRE AND
IT GETS SUPER HOT.
A SWEAT LODGE IS
WHERE YOU GO TO PRAY.
I CAN'T WAIT FOR
THESE INDIAN TACOS.
I'M PUMPED FOR THEM.

They walk to Aunt Nikki’s taco food truck.

Aunt Nikki says HEY GUYS, THE USUAL?

The boys say YEAH.

Nikki is in her thirties, with long straight brown hair in a braid. She wears glasses, a white T-shirt, a black apron and a black visor.

Malakai says MY AUNT NIKKI HAS A FOOD TRUCK.
THAT'S WHERE ME AND TJ
GET OUR FAVOURITE SNACKS.
THE INDIAN TACO, IT'S
JUST FRIED BREAD WITH CHILI,
VEGETABLES AND ANY KIND OF
TOPPING YOU WOULD LIKE ON IT.

TJ says MMM.

Malakai says THAT LOOKS GOOD.

Malakai says MY AUNTIE GOES TO POW
WOWS JUST TO FEED EVERYONE.
THERE'S A LOT OF OTHER FOOD
TRUCKS BUT I THINK HERS IS THE
BEST.
I USUALLY GET DISCOUNTS.

Nikki says THERE YOU GO.
THE FAMOUS INDIAN TACO.

Malakai says MY PEOPLE KNOW THE
INDIAN TACO AS L'NU TACO.
IT'S AMAZING.

(music plays)

Malakai says ME AND MY FAMILY GO ON THE POW
WOW TRAIL LIKE 15 TIMES EACH
SUMMER.

A clip shows Malakai dancing at a Pow Wow.

A man says POW WOW TIME.

Malakai says I DO MY DANCING BECAUSE SOME
KIDS DON'T DO THE DANCING AND IF
THEY SEE ME DOING IT THEY'RE
PROBABLY GONNA WANT TO DO IT AND
IT'S GOOD TO KEEP
ON THE TRADITION.

(music plays)

Malakai says THIS IS MY REGALIA.
MOST OF IT WAS MADE
BY MY AUNTIE CLAIRE.
THIS IS A CHOKER.
THIS IS A MEDALLION,
THIS GOES ON MY FOREHEAD.
THE THING THAT I MADE WITH
MY MOM WAS THIS KNIFE HOLDER.
IT HAS A KNIFE IN IT
MADE OUT OF BONE FROM A
BEAR.
EVERYBODY'S REGALIA
IS REALLY UNIQUE.
JEFF IS MY FRIEND.
WE'VE BEEN DANCING FOR AWHILE.
HE HAS A LOT OF REGALIA.
AND HE'S LENDING ME THIS SPECIAL
REGALIA FOR MY DANCE TODAY.
WE DO A LOT OF
POW WOWS TOGETHER.

Jeff is in his forties, with long wavy brown hair in a braid and a goatee. He wears white trousers and a raspberry polo T-shirt.

Jeff’s special regalia includes a special bib, a feathery back and a crest.

Jeff says HE'S SHOWING PROUDNESS WHENEVER
HE DANCES HE DOES IT WITH GREAT
AND HONOUR AND GREAT RESPECT.
WOW, THAT IS AMAZING.
THAT IS PERFECT.

Malakai says ALL MY BROTHERS
AND SISTER DANCE.
MY GRAMMY, SARAH
DENNY, SHE TAUGHT US HOW.

The drummer says ALLOW THAT DRUM TO CONTROL YOU.

Malakai says WHEN I'M DANCING, I'M
HELPING THE ELDERS HEAL.
I DANCE FOR ELDERS THAT CAN'T
DANCE AND I PRAY FOR THEM.
I DO IT FOR MY
ANCESTORS, THE COMMUNITY.
I FEEL GOOD WHEN I DO IT.
NMU'LTES.
SEE YOU LATER.

Music plays as the end credits roll.

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