Sleepover host Sook-Yin Lee brings together three complete strangers for 24 hours to talk about what’s difficult and try to make it better.
Native Child and the Full Moon 1: The Search
Sook-Yin Lee, on a quest for an institution to sleep over in, finds Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, a Children’s Aid Society, where she meets three Indigenous youth. Hear what life is like for them, their experiences and challenges.
Native Child and the Full Moon 2: Caterina
Caterina Sinclair (Saulteaux Ojibway Nation, Spawning & Manila, Philippines) spent 6 difficult years in foster care. She’s grounded, smart, resilient, and committed to living healthy. How can she maintain her friendships and stay on her own path?
Native Child and the Full Moon 3: Tegan
Tegan Smallwood, 15, isn’t sure which nation she's from because her mom was adopted during the Sixties Scoop. A few years ago, her family went through a rough patch. Now, she wants to unpack it. How can she approach this difficult conversation?
Native Child and the Full Moon 4: Jordan
Jordan Lonechild-Lavalley (Plains, Cree & Ojibway, Saskatchewan). Childhood struggles helped build his strong character. Now he wants to be a social worker but can be quick to snap at people. How can he curb his temper and excel professionally?
Sleepover Check In 2: Perfect Strangers Return to an Imperfect World
Perfect strangers sequester themselves for 24 hours to help each other. But what happens when they return to an imperfect world? Sook-Yin Lee checks in with guests from Toronto and Peterborough to find out.
Peterborough I: Trudy's Family Feud
Deep in the Canadian wilderness arrives Trudy Wilson— realtor, long distance swimmer, and devoted mom.
Family is important to Trudy, but since her mom’s death, she’s been battling with her big brother. Can strangers solve Trudy’s sibling rivalry?
The idea is fine, but the execution is just beautiful.
Would love to have this on the air again it was a great podcast.
Engaging, eye opening, excellent podcast
I really appreciate the chance to connect with the folks in this podcast just by listening. A great, very Canadian approach to help us learn more about and celebrate the diversity of our country. Ms. Lee does an excellent job of guiding us through each new group experience.