Molly of Denali

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Molly of Denali
Premiere July 15, 2019
Airs check local listings
Network/Provider PBS Kids
Style 30-minute children's animated comedy
Company WGBH,
Atomic Cartoons,
CBC Kids
Seasons 2
Episodes 38 + 1 special (through season 1)
Status Currently airing season 2
Origin USA / Canada
Official Site PBS Kids

The first nationally distributed children's series to feature a Native American lead character, Molly of Denali is about Alaska Native Molly Mabray, a feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Gwich'in/Koyukon/Dena'ina Athabascan girl, who takes viewers ages 4 to 8 along with her on adventures and fosters literacy skills along the way. With an emphasis on family and intergenerational relationships, episodes of Molly of Denali model Alaska Native values, such as respecting others, sharing what you have and honoring your elders, while showcasing contemporary aspects of rural life, including strong female role models and how technology aids in communication.

Molly of Denali is grounded in a pioneering curriculum focused on informational text, a foundational aspect of literacy education. Informational texts are designed to convey information and can include written words, images, graphics, video and oral language. In every episode, Molly navigates her world and solves problems with the help of books, online resources, field guides, historical documents, maps, tables, posters, photos, Indigenous knowledge from elders, her very own vlog and more.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Sovereign Bill Molly Mabray


Season  Premiere Finale #
PBS Kids
Season One July 15, 2019 March 25, 2021 38 + 1
Season Two November 1, 2021 23


DVD Releases

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