The Boy and the Whale

An illustration of a blue whale and a young Indigenous boy.

Have you ever heard any traditional Mi’kmaw stories? In this episode, we share a traditional Mi’kmaw story about a boy and a whale; a story that has been told by Mi’kmaw elders for generations.

This was a special episode done in partnership with Dan Hinds, host of the Stories Podcast, who helped edit the story!


This episode won the 2021 Narrative Audio Award in the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival; and won the 2022 Best Drama Podcast in the Echonation Audio & Film Festival!


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Pam Palmater


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