Pieces

Since the day he was old enough, Jeremy knew he was different. A mix of Indigenous and white heritage, he has experienced life through both vantage points — as well as the stereotypes. Join 19-year-old Jeremy Ratt on a journey of self discovery as he seeks to understand his roots and all of the distinct “pieces” that form who he is today.

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Episodes

Pieces Run Another Take (Part 4 of 5) New

An intergenerational trauma specialist and a former acting school instructor help Jeremy explore the struggles of being defined as a “survivor.”
  • 2021
  • 00:25:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/29/2021

Pieces I Am… (Part 5 of 5) New

After a raw conversation with his father and a separate lesson from his mentor, Jeremy looks to his future with the resolve to stay creative in spite of past experiences. He comes to a chaptered conclusion of who he is — and who he wants to be.
  • 2021
  • 00:29:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/29/2021

Pieces Who am I? (Part 1 of 5) New

Jeremy and his mother Carmen reflect on how Jeremy’s nomadic upbringing and Carmen’s memories of her father influenced Jeremy’s worldview. While embarking on his identity journey, Jeremy starts to pray to his late grandfather for guidance in search of himself.
  • 2021
  • 00:26:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/28/2021

Pieces Stereotypes and Shame (Part 2 of 5) New

The memory of a racist cartoon weighs heavily on Jeremy’s youth, so he sets about carving a new image in his own mind. In doing so, a new world of Indigenous culture is unlocked by past mentors and a community of content creators.
  • 2021
  • 00:28:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/28/2021

Pieces Identity 101 (Part 3 of 5) New

Indigenous advocates help Jeremy remember his safe space that was once middle school. A moment of hope and learning about the weight and importance of being partially Indigenous follows.
  • 2021
  • 00:30:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/28/2021