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NITV’s Logie award winning Little J and Big Cuz returns for a third season

[by Hannah Pemberton]

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The third season of the Logie award-winning children’s series Little J and Big Cuz premiered recently on National Indigenous Television (NITV).

 

Little J and Big Cuz draws on stories from First Nations writers all over Australia, which are brought to life by the voices of Deborah Mailman, Miranda Tapsell, Aaron Fa’Aoso, Renee Lim and Shari Sebbens. This season, multi award winning actor, Ursula Yovich steps into the role of Nanna following the untimely passing of the much-loved Ningali Lawford Wolf.

 

This season, Big Cuz (Deborah Mailman) starts to navigate some tricky adult responsibilities like captaining the rugby team, getting her ‘pen licence’ and proving she can take on the challenge of looking after her own dog. Little J (Miranda Tapsell) and best friend Levi (also played by Ursula Yovich) get up to more adventures on Country together, gaining invaluable knowledge about their culture and learning about the importance of having each other’s backs in tricky situations. Friendly faces Nanna, Old Dog (Aaron Fa’Aoso) Uncle Mick (Mark Coles Smith) and Ms Chen (Renee Lim) also help guide Little J and Big Cuz along the way, as they find out more about their world and themselves, whether it’s in the backyard, on Country or in the classroom.

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