Episodes

Merritt Youngdeer (Cherokee) Part 1

Merritt sought to live a perfect life. He thought that this was necessary to be a Christian. But as much as he tried he found that he just couldn’t do…

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Leona Olsen (Aleut)

Leona is from the village of Tatitlek on Prince William Sound in Alaska. She grew up in a large family as one of ten children. At the age of 12,…

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Martin Bear (Cree – Maliseet) Part 2

Martin believed that he would die an alcoholic. His wife coped with his drinking by abusing prescription meds. When it landed her in the hospital Martin didn’t care. But when…

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Martin Bear (Cree – Maliseet) Part 1

Martin was abandoned by his parents when he was thirteen years old. It was then that he had his first taste of alcohol. It wouldn’t be his last. The bottle…

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Gus Jenson (Athabascan)

Gus was from old Iliamna Village. He speaks of how life was back in the old days. They lived off the land without the conveniences of modern day Alaska. It…

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John Bear (Muscogee) Part 2

Drinking and partying was the better part of his life. It didn’t change after he got married and had a family. But something happened one day that would impact the…

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John Bear (Muscogee) Part 1

John was close to his mom and dad growing up. John was a good athlete and played a number of sports. His dad was there for every game. His senior…

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Jimmie Fish (Creek)

“I’m ready. If I were to die today, I know that I would go to Heaven.” How can Jimmie say that? And how can she talk so confidently about death?…

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Frank Wilson (Cree)

Frank grew up on a reserve north of Winnipeg. At a young age, his dad took ill and so Frank dropped out of school to help meet the family’s needs….

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Larry Hawkins (Chickasaw) Part 2

In part two of Larry’s story he talks about how when God saved him – he didn’t want to continue living the way that he used to. He wanted to…

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