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Gerry Barrett


a.k.a The Big Bear


About Gerry Barrett

Gerry Barrett, a.k.a The Big Bear, is a broadcaster and one of Canada’s favorite Aboriginal stand-up comedians. In 2004 he made television history by performing North America’s first all Aboriginal stand-up comedy special; CBC’s Welcome to Turtle Island. His comedy credits include performances at The Laugh Factory in Hollywood, his own television special Aboriginal Peoples Television Network called The Big Bear Comedy Show, and appearances on First Nations communities across Canada and the US. When he’s not on tour with his comedy Gerry “The Big Bear” Barrett is the Morning Host on Manitoba’s Aboriginal Radio Network, NCI-FM.

Notable Live Appearances

  • The Laugh Factory – Hollywood, California

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