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?
Vancouver I: Soheil's Millionaire Blues
Vancouver’s Soheil Biniaz is a self-made millionaire, who's learning deep connection is something his money can't buy.
Vancouver II: Tru's Survival Skills
Groundbreaking Vancouverite, Tru Wilson, is part of a new generation of empowered trans kids demanding to be heard.
Tru's got enough optimism to light up a room. How will this bright tween face a dark world?
The kids love it. Me too!
This podcast is a family favorite. My sons, ages 7 and 9, request it by name. What a wonderful opportunity to expand our world view and hearts, and what a jumping point for insightful conversation at home. Thank you so much.
Well done, inspirational, hopeful and a good listen!
His end of career insights and hopes for his “new life” to come and brief talk about his background and era of Post WW2 childhood gives these Sleep Over youth a good perspective to take into their dreams!
One of the most humane podcasts out there
Inspiring, affirming, fun. Just beautiful. Everyone should totally listen to this podcast.