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Teepee or Not Teepee

Producer: Michael Summers
Starring: Ryan McMahon
Genre: Lifestyle

Indigenous comedian, Ryan McMahon,  takes us on his personal journey  to the Niagara Region where he shares stories, ideas and laughter with the  indigenous community.

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Episodes

Episode 1

Ryan exercises his rights to travel across the US to Canada freely during the 91st annual border crossing.  This is also his first time crossing so he has lots of questions and some concerns.

Episode 2

Ryan needs to get up extra early to make some delicious Indigenous cuisine for the Elders. He will meet up with a couple Haudensaunee cooks who will teach him the secrets to making mouth watering Corn Soup and Raspberry Mush. 

Episode 3

Ryan meets with comedian Mohawk Honey, a member of the Indigenous community in Fort Erie. She shares her story of dealing with personal tragedy and learning to heal through laughter.

Episode 4

Ryan explores the Landscape of Nations memorial at Queenston Heights, dedicated to the Indigenous communities involved during the War of 1812.The indigenous involvement during these battles was vital in establishing the current U.S/Canadian borders and for many years went largely unrecognized.

Episode 5

The Fort Erie Friendship Centre is a vital and important part of the indigenous community and the region. As a friendship centre “Kid” himself , Ryan visits the friendship centre to see how things are done in the Haudensaunee territory. 

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