Feeling hurt and disappointed at the colonial system of Justice. Like there is No Justice! Indigenous peoples and POC die or fill the prisons and have a long history of genocide and trauma. The girls take this anger and become motivated to raise awareness. Tino Rangatiratanga! Self Determination! Feeling heavy hearted the girls take a day at the beach to give their hurt to Papatuanuku, to Tangaroa, give it to Mother Earth to help us heal… [VIEW EPISODES]
Kisik (Cree) and Anika (Māori) are two teenagers both wāhine toa with warrior spirits who use their creativity to create their own animated stories to empower indigenous young women, while celebrating the strength and beauty of being indigenous in this challenging world.
Meanwhile as the girls deal with normal teenage lives, their avatars are busy saving the world in animated and graphic novel form, taking on more serious issues such as colonisation, violence, drug abuse, food sustainability woven into corporate takeovers!
"As the girl’s stories unravel is there something else at play?
Born human, raised divine… what does that even mean?"
For me it’s about family, THAT responsibility to me means everything, but how do you live a life of a superhero when all you have time for is homework, dishes and laundry. For me being a Fierce Girl is about standing up for myself, standing up for my friends and standing up for my people.
I'm Anika Whatu.
OK, I’m shy in person and loud online… go figure, but for me being a Fierce Girl is about embracing the rebel, the geek, the YouTube drama queen, the awkward bookworm, and the kapa haka freak all in one.
Now THAT is lit!