´╗┐Javier is 9, with short straight brown hair and wears a coral sweater.

The narrator says THIS IS JAVIER.
HE'S A CHAMPION RUNNER.

Javier says WHEN I RUN I FEEL STRONG.

The narrator says GRANDMA TAUGHT HIM HOW
TO BEAD.

Javier says SHE HELPED ME MAKE
THIS MEDICINE POUCH.

The narrator says AND HIS BACKYARD
CREEK IS FULL OF FISH.

Javier says IT'S A SALMON.

The narrator says READY TO MEET JAVIER?

Javier and his friends say OH YEAH!

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."

Javier says AANIIN, HELLO.
I'M JAVIER.
I'M 9 YEARS OLD AND I'M OJIBWE
AND I LIVE ON MANITOULIN ISLAND
IN ONTARIO.

A map shows the Canadian provinces. It zooms in on Manitoulin Island, Ontario.

Javier says AND THIS IS MY FAMILY.
THIS IS MY LITTLE SISTER TOMASA.

Tomasa is around 8, with long slightly wavy red hair and wears a purple printed blouse and a coral cardigan sweater.

Javier says THIS IS MY MOM MELISSA.

Melissa is in her thirties, with long straight brown hair in a bun and wears a white T-shirt and a beige vest.

Javier says MY OLDER SISTER AALIYAH.

Aaliyah is in her early teens, with long straight brown hair and wears a purple T-shirt.

Javier says MY DAD VENANZIO.

Venanzio is in his late thirties, with very short receding brown hair and wears a black hooded jacket.

Venanzio says HOLA.
BUENOS DIAS.

Javier says MY DAD IS FROM MEXICO.
I ACTUALLY LIVED IN
MEXICO FOR A WHOLE YEAR.
MY GRANDMA TEACHES ME SKILLS.
SHE HELPED ME MAKE
THIS MEDICINE POUCH.
TODAY WE'RE GONNA CREATE
ANOTHER MEDICINE POUCH.

Grandma is in her late forties, with long straight brown hair in a ponytail and wears glasses and a black and white printed dress.

She says START SEWING AROUND.

Javier says SHE TEACHES ME A LESSON, IF I DO
A MISTAKE SHE HELPS ME MAKE IT
BETTER.

Grandma says KEEP IT ON THIS SIDE.
THERE YOU GO, LIKE THAT.

Javier says YEAH.
YOU HAVE TO BE CAREFUL WITH
THE NEEDLE SO YOU DON'T POKE
YOURSELF.
I LIKE TO BEAD WITH MY
GRANDMA BECAUSE IT'S FUN.

Grandma says OKAY SO WE'RE GONNA
START WITH THE RED.
MEASURE THE THREE AND THEN
YOU'RE GONNA KNOW WHERE YOUR
NEEDLES GONNA GO.

Javier says THE MEDICINE WHEEL COLOURS ARE
BLACK, RED, YELLOW AND WHITE.

Grandma says SO WHAT SIDE DOES YELLOW
GO ON THE MEDICINE WHEEL?
DO YOU REMEMBER?

Javier says RIGHT BEFORE THIS?

Grandma says YES ON THIS SIDE.

Javier says IT WAS PRETTY EASY
TO LEARN HOW TO BEAD.
ONCE I'M DONE AND
YOU SEW IT ONTO HERE.
IT'S GONNA LOOK LIKE THIS.

Mom gives Javier a popsicle.

Javier says YEAH.
THANKS MOM.
WE HAVE A FAMILY BUSINESS
RENTING THESE LOG CABINS TO
GUESTS AND WE ALL
HAVE A JOB TO DO.

He vacuums and says THIS IS HOW I HELP OUT.
THIS IS WHERE WE KEEP
TRACK OF OUR CHORES.
YOU DO A CHORE AND THEN
YOU GET TO ADD A CHECK MARK.
SO THERE'S THREE COLUMNS.
THIS IS MY BIG
SISTER'S AALIYAH'S.
THIS IS MINE.
AND THAT'S MY
LITTLE SISTER TOMASA.
ALL I NEED IS 12 MORE
CHECK MARKS TO FINISH.
WHEN WE FILL THE BOARD WE
GET TO GO ON A FAMILY TRIP.

He takes the trash out and adds a check mark to the board.

He says WELCOME TO MY ROOM.
I REALLY LIKE DINOSAURS.
THIS IS A SPINOSAURUS REX.
A T-REX AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT
THIS ONE IS BUT IT'S A PIGGY
BANK-A-SAURUS.
AND THESE ARE SOME OF MY RIBBONS
FOR TRACK AND FIELD.
THIS ONE I WON IN 5TH PLACE.
4TH PLACE AND 2ND PLACE.
I'M REALLY INTO COLLECTING COINS
AND I'VE BEEN DOING IT OVER 3
YEARS.
MY BIGGEST ONE, IT'S REALLY
HEAVY AND IT'S REALLY SOLID TOO.
THESE ARE ACTUALLY THE FIRST
COINS I EVER GOT AND THEY'RE
COLOURED DINOSAURS.
I GOT THESE COINS FOR SPECIAL
OCCASIONS ON MY BIRTHDAY AND
CHRISTMAS.
THIS IS MY BUSTLE AND IT'S PART
OF MY REGALIA AND IT'S MADE OUT
OF HAWK FEATHERS AND AT
THE TOP ARE EAGLE FEATHERS.
THESE ARE TWO MINI TIPIS THAT
ARE ARE MADE FROM BIRCH BARK.
I MADE THEM WITH GRANDMA.
THIS IS HOW YOU
SAY DRAW IN OJIBWE.
ZHIBIIGE.
THAT'S OUR WORD FOR DRAW.
ZHIBIIGE.
I DRAW DINOSAURS.
MOST OF MY DRAWINGS
ARE IN BLACK AND WHITE.
I WANT IT TO BE PERFECT BUT IT'S
HARD TO PICK THE RIGHT COLOURS.
I LIKE DINOSAURS
BECAUSE THEY'RE COOL.
I'M PRETTY GOOD AT
DRAWING DINOSAURS.

In the woods, Javier says THESE ARE THE GUYS WE
DO CROSS COUNTRY WITH.
LIAM.

Liam is around 9 and wears winter wear.

He says HEY.

Javier says AND SHELDON.

Sheldon is around 10 and wears winter wear.

Sheldon says HEY.

Javier says COME ON GUYS.
THE TRAIL IS RIGHT
NEXT TO MY HOUSE.
I LIKE LIAM BECAUSE
HE'S REALLY NICE.
SHELDON IS MY COUSIN
AND HE'S NICE TOO.
SHELDON IS PRETTY GOOFY.
I TRAIN EVERYDAY
FOR CROSS COUNTRY.
WHEN I RUN I FEEL STRONG.
THE LONGEST RACE I EVER
RAN WAS 4 KILOMETRES.
HEY.
YOU GUYS WANNA GO
FIND SOME CRITTERS?

They say OH YEAH.

Sheldon says HEY GUYS, LOOK LOOK.
THE WORM, THE WORM, A WORM.
GET IT JAVIER.

Javier says WE GOT A SMALL TINY WORM.
AND A CENTIPEDE.
HEY, LOOK AT THAT.
WHOA.
IT'S A SALAMANDER.
WHOA.
DID YOU KNOW THAT THESE GUYS

Liam says THIS GUY LOOKS COOL.
THAT'S REAL COOL.

Sheldon says WE COULD CALL THIS LIKE
SALLY THE SALAMANDER.

Javier says GUYS, WE GOTTA
KEEP ON RUNNING.
THIS IS MANITOWANING BAY.
WE LIKE TO DO A LOT OF FISHING
HERE AND WE EVEN DO ICE FISHING
HERE IN THE WINTER.
BUT I HAVE ANOTHER GOOD FISHING
SPOT CLOSE BY.
THIS CREEK HAS
SALMON AND TROUT IN IT.
WE'RE IN A POOL AND THAT'S A
PERFECT PLACE TO CATCH FISH
HERE.

The boys go fishing in the spot with fishing nets.

Javier says RIGHT NOW WE ARE HUNTING
FOR THE FISH UNDER THIS LOG.
THERE'S A FISH.
COME ON AALIYAH.
GO TO THE OTHER SIDE.
YOU SEE HIM?
OH, OVER THERE.
OVER THERE.
LET'S GO LITTLE GUY.
LET'S GO.
OH, COME ON.
I CAUGHT IT.
GOT A FISH.
IT'S A SALMON.
AND IT IS AN OLD FISH BECAUSE
IT'S SCALES ARE FALLING OFF.
BECAUSE IT'S AN OLD FISH
WE'RE GONNA LET IT GO.
BYE BYE FISH.
THE BIGGEST FISH I EVER CAUGHT
WAS LAST YEAR AND IT WAS A
RAINBOW TROUT.
IT WEIGHED 4 POUNDS.
BAMAAPII.
SEE YOU LATER EVERYONE.
THANKS FOR VISITING.

Music plays as the end credits roll.

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