Each episode of 7TH GEN tells the story of incredible young Indigenous people living their dreams and changing the world despite the obstacles they’ve faced. In every story, these inspiring individuals have claimed their path by connecting with their culture and history and finding the courage to share their gifts.
Mary Galloway is a member of the Cowichan Tribes of the Coast Salish People from Vancouver Island and is a fast-rising actor, writer, and director. Is she ready to conquer her most personal project yet, a web series that embraces her queer identity?
Jay Soule, of Chippewa of the Thames First Nation, is a multi-faceted Toronto-based artist also known as Chippewar. How will his new installation Built on Genocide challenge the way we understand Canada’s colonial history?
Katarina Ziervogel is an Ojibway-Mohawk screenwriter from Sagkeeng First Nation who is deaf. Having won awards for her work and advocacy, what will Katarina do next to teach the world about deaf culture and accessibility?
Jesse Cockney is an Olympic cross-country skier of Inuvialuit heritage from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Can he inspire healthy living through his work as a mentor and his training as a kinesiologist?
Jaimie Isaac is a member of Sagkeeng First Nation on Treaty 1 Territory. She is a highly accomplished multidisciplinary artist who is deeply committed to her family and culture. What keeps her going when her workload overflows?
Paul Rabliauskus is one of Canada’s top Indigenous comedians. As his star rises, can Paul keep the momentum of his career on the rise while staying grounded in his beloved community of Poplar River First Nation?
Nadya Kwandibens, from Animakee Wa Zhing First Nation, is a stunning and impactful photographer. Recognized and honoured internationally, how is her work changing the world?
Kairyn Potts is a member of the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation. How is he using his platform as a TikTok superstar to advocate for youth, the LGBTQIA2S+ community, and Indigenous people?
Melissa Brown & Candace Neumann
Melissa Brown is a midwife from Sagkeeng First Nation and Dinétah Navajo Nation and she is Anishinaabe/Dene. Candace Neumann is a doula from the Métis Nation in Treaty 1 Territory. How are they helping to reclaim traditional Indigenous reproductive health practices?
Jay Mousseau, Anishinaabe from Sandy Bay First Nation, is the owner and operator of Pinessee Exteriors. How has he overcome the challenges of his youth, including incarceration, to become the leader he is today?