Wapos Bay: A Time to Learn

In episode 5 from the Wapos Bay series, missing sled dogs and a pile of homework are just a few of the things Talon has to deal with before setting out for the trapline with his father, Alphonse. Talon can't wait to go away for a week but the exciting trip means lots of extra responsibility. He has to complete the schoolwork he'll miss before leaving. While Talon struggles with a creative writing assignment, T-Bear and his grandfather Mushom have trouble with the dog team. T-Bear incorrectly ties the dogs up and they escape. In this episode, intense preparations and avoidable mishaps teach the children the importance of listening to elders and taking care with everything you do.

Wapos Bay is a Gemini Award-winning stop-motion animation series that follows the adventures of 3 kids from a Cree community in northern Saskatchewan.

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Film Credits

writer
Dennis Jackson
editor
Jennifer Prokop
music composer
Ross Nykiforuk
director of photography
Paul Suderman
producer
Dennis Jackson
Melanie Jackson
Anand Ramayya
Derek Mazur
director
Dennis Jackson
voice
Gordon Tootoosis
Eric Jackson
Taylor Cook
Raven Brass
Andrea Menard
Lorne Cardinal
Jody Peters
story editor
Dennis Jackson
Jordan Wheeler
animation supervisor
Cam Lizotte
stop motion animator
Gilbert Baldhead
Andrew Doll
Diana Gossner
Carll Machiskinic
Kelly Morrison
Bentley Poochay
Amber Rees-Yaworski
Justin Scales
Jordan Yaworski
character design
Carll Machiskinic
Bentley Poochay
production designer
Gloria Stefanson
set decoration
Jean-Marie Michaud
art director
Cam Lizotte
costume designer
Joan Sinclair
costumes
Gloria Stefanson
Amy Stefanson
foley
Daryl Pierce
Randy Woods
sound effects
Daryl Pierce
Randy Woods
re-recording mixer
Evan Rust

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