New series hits close to home for creator Jennifer Podemski

 By Crystal St.Pierre  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter  Little Bird, a six-part limited dramatic series, will air on APTN Lumi starting May 26. Set within the Sixties Scoop era, Little Bird tells the story of one family’s trauma, resilience and discovery of Indigenous culture. The first episode introduces a loving family with four happy children living on the Long Pine Reserve in Saskatchewan. Viewers soon learn, however, there is an unspoken fear that the family lives with daily. They have “practiced” what they should each do if strangers come around their home. The kids have hiding places in and around the house, and must stay completely silent when strangers are near, no matter what they hear or see. As the show progresses, the focus turns to one of the Little Bird…

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