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Save the village from the clutches of Tshen!

An incredible adventure inspired by an Innu legend
A hero with spectacular superpowers

Legendary Characters

Tshakapesh

Tshakapesh

Tshakapesh has many superpowers and is braver than anyone. He is the only superhero who can protect Mother Earth from the mischievous Carcajou. He is also the brother of Imala, the village chief. To avoid attracting attention, he hides under the identity of Mashk, a stubborn and playful 14-year-old who is friends with Ti and has a crush on Asha.
Tshen

Tshen

Tshen is a super monster and the sworn enemy of Tshakapesh. His mission is to wreak havoc in the village and destroy the last green and unpolluted region on the planet. Both cunning and sly, Carcajou has the power to transform himself. He often hides under the identity of Mr. K, a wealthy businessman who lives in a mansion on the edge of the village.
Imala

Imala

Imala is Tshakapesh's big sister and the village chief. Wanting to protect the village from Carcajou, she asked Tshakapesh to return to Earth by communicating with him by telepathy. She is clever, caring and always willing to help others⎯and keep her brother out of trouble!
Asha

Asha

Asha is cheerful, optimistic and always knows how to lift peoples’ spirits. She is 14 years old and dreams of becoming a famous singer. Asha only has eyes for the amazing Tshakapesh.
I.T.

I.T.

I.T. is 12 years old and he is Mashk's best friend. As a budding genius and technology enthusiast, he spends hours in front of the computer at the community center. I.T. dreams of having an ultra-powerful computer, but in the meantime, he recycles the villagers’ old gadgets.
Piku

Piku

Piku is not just a shrew, she is also the faithful friend and confidante of Tshakapesh. Piku has been at his side since childhood and they have developed their own secret code language. Despite being tiny, Piku is smart and very strong.
Shaman

Shaman

Shaman is the village elder. Whenever the villagers have problems, Shaman always has good advice for them. He knows all the ancient traditions and tells the best stories and legends. He is sometimes found in his shaking tent communicating with Manitu, the Great Spirit.
Manitu

Manitu

Manitu is the spirit who gave Tshakapesh superpowers so that he could defeat Carcajou. As the superhero’s guide, Manitu is the only one who can restore Tshakapesh’s strength when he becomes exhausted in battle.

The Innu words

  • Fish
    Namesh
    Fish
  • Beaver
    Amishkᵘ
    Beaver
  • Squirrel
    Anikutshash
    Squirrel
  • Bear
    Mashkᵘ
    Bear
  • Shrew
    Tshinishtui-apikushish
    Shrew
  • Bird
    Pineshish
    Bird
  • Forest
    Minashkuat
    Forest
  • Mountain
    Utshu
    Mountain
  • Cave
    Uatikᵘ
    Cave
  • Wind
    Nutin
    Wind
  • Snow
    Kun
    Snow
  • Tree
    Mishtikᵘ
    Tree
  • Thunder
    Tshitut-nanimissuat
    Thunder
  • Fire
    Ishkuteu
    Fire
  • Rain
    Tshimuan
    Rain
  • Pink quartz
    Mitshinanushu-uinnuapishkᵘ
    Pink quartz
  • River
    Shipu
    River
  • Beach
    Naneu
    Beach
  • Seashell
    Esh
    Seashell
  • Pebble
    Ashini
    Pebble
  • Snowshoes
    Ashamat
    Snowshoes
  • Canoe
    Ush
    Canoe
  • Computer
    Atusseu-katshitapatakanit
    Computer
  • Phone
    Kaimitunanut
    Phone
  • Bow
    Atshapi
    Bow
  • Robot
    Assikuman-innikueu
    Robot
  • Machine
    Assikumanᵘ-kapimipanit
    Machine
  • Hello
    Kuei
    Hello
  • Goodbye
    Iame
    Goodbye
  • Thank you
    Tshinashkumitin
    Thank you
  • Please
    Ma tshipa tshi
    Please
  • I love you
    Tshiminuatitin
    I love you
  • Sister
    Umisha
    Sister
  • Brother
    Ushtesha
    Brother
  • Mother
    Ukauia
    Mother
  • Father
    Utauia
    Father
  • Friend
    Uitsheuakana
    Friend
  • Village
    Utenau
    Village
  • House
    Mitshuap
    House
  • School
    Katshishkutamatsheutshuap
    School
  • Shaking tent
    Kushapatshikan
    Shaking tent
  • Community center
    Metueutshuap
    Community center
  • Wolverine
    Kuekuatsheu
    Wolverine
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