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Kenai

Kenai
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First appearance Brother Bear (2003)
Voiced by Joaquin Phoenix (Brother Bear)
Patrick Dempsey (Brother Bear 2)

Kenai is one of the protagonists of the series. He is voiced by Joaquin Phoenix in the original Brother Bear and by Patrick Dempsey in Brother Bear 2. Kenai also can be found at Disney Parks and Resorts for meet and greets.

Kenai was a young Inuit on the verge of becoming a man. But after his brother Sitka died saving him from a bear, Kenai decided to kill the bear at all costs. He succeeded, but for acting out of hate rather than out of love as he had been commanded to do, the spirits turned Kenai himself into a bear as punishment for his actions. The only way for him to become human again was to travel to a mountain peak called, "the place where the (Northern) lights touch the earth." Along the way, however, Kenai met an orphaned bear named Koda. At first Kenai did not like the young bear's company, but eventually he became attached to him. Then Kenai learned that the bear he had hunted and killed had been Koda's mother. When he becomes human again, Kenai chose stay a woods and live with Koda, who needed him more than any of his own people. First this act of love, Kenai was declared to have become a man.

In Brother Bear 2, Kenai awakens from his first hibernation to find that spring has arrived. Even with snow on the ground and the trees still bare, love is decidedly in the air. Kenai and Koda scoff at the notion of romance, but Tug (the large, dark brown bear from the first film) cautions them (Kenai in particular) that "You can't run from love. It has a way of tracking you down." Kenai laughs, but later has a dream about Nita, a girl he used to know when he was young and a human. Meanwhile, in her own village, Nita is preparing for her wedding to a man named Atka. But when the big moment arrives, it is revealed that Nita cannot marry Atka. The reason for this is that when they were children, Kenai gave Nita an amulet as a gift. What neither Kenai nor Nita realized was that the amulet bonded them as one. The only way for Nita to marry Atka is to go with Kenai to Hokani Falls, where he first gave her the amulet, and burn it. Nita finds Kenai and manages to convince him to help her. But during the course of their three-day journey, their old friendship sprouts anew and flourishes. Despite the fact that both are developing feelings for one another, they burn the amulet and Nita returns to her village, only to find that where the amulet kept her from marrying Atka before, now her heart will not let her marry him either. In the end, Nita chooses to be turned into a bear, and she and Kenai are married.

Koda

Koda
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First appearance Brother Bear (2003)
Created by Alex Kuperschmidt
Voiced by Jeremy Suarez

Koda is a bear cub and one of the protagonists of the series. Koda also can be found at Disney Parks and Resorts for meet and greets.

The movie centers on Kenai, a young Inuit teenager who was on the verge of becoming a man. But after his brother Sitka died saving him from a bear, Kenai decided to kill the bear at all costs. He succeeded, but for acting out of hate, rather than out of love as he had been commanded, the spirits turned Kenai himself into a bear. The only way for him to become human again was to travel to a mountain peak called, "the place where the (northern) lights touch the earth." Along the way Kenai met an orphaned bear cub named Koda. At first Kenai found Koda annoying, but eventually he became attached to him. Then Kenai learned that the bear he had mercilessly hunted and killed had been Koda's mother. When he's human again, Kenai chose instead to stay a bear and live with Koda, who needed him more than any of his own people. Ironically, for this act of love, Kenai was declared to have become a man. In the credits of the movie, Koda is seen trying to teach the moose brothers how to pronounce his name.

In Brother Bear 2, Kenai and Koda awaken from hibernation to find that spring has arrived. Kenai and Koda scoff at the notion of romance, but an old bear (Tug, who they were laughing at because a female bear that he likes was calling over for him to come to her) cautions them (Kenai in particular) that "You can't run from love. It has a way of tracking you down." Kenai laughs, but later has a dream about Nita, a girl he used to know when he was young and a human. Meanwhile, in her own village, Nita is preparing for her wedding to a man named Atka. But when the big moment arrives, it is revealed that Nita cannot marry Atka. The reason for this is that when they were children, Kenai gave Nita an amulet as a gift. What neither Kenai nor Nita realized was that the amulet bound them as one. The only way for Nita to marry Atka now is to go with Kenai to Hokani Falls, where he first gave her the amulet, and burn it.

Nita finds Kenai and manages to convince him to help her. Initially Koda gets along with her better than Kenai, relating a number of embarrassing stories about Kenai's early blunders. But during the course of their three-day journey, their old friendship sprouts anew and flourishes- with the ultimate result that Koda feels left out. After Kenai and Nita burn the amulet (despite their feelings for each other) and Nita returns to her village, Koda decides that Kenai's happiness is more important to him than having a brother. To that end, he asks his mom to tell the spirits to turn Kenai back into a man so he can be with Nita. Then he goes into the village to inform Nita of this and is subsequently attacked by the villagers, prompting Kenai to come rescue him. When the spirits show up, Koda explains that he asked them to change Kenai back. Kenai decides, however, that he can't do that. But Nita decides that as long as the spirits are there, they can turn her into a bear. This they do, and shortly thereafter Kenai and Nita are married. This, in return, gives Koda a new mother figure.

Rutt and Tuke

Rutt and Tuke are two moose brothers. They are two of the first animals that Kenai stumbles across after being transformed into a bear, and the only ones willing to talk to him.

Sitka

Sitka is one of Kenai's brothers. He dies while saving his two brothers from a bear. After Kenai kills the bear out of hate and revenge, Sitka appears in front of his brother as a spirit and transforms Kenai into a bear. He got his name from a city of the same name.

Denahi

Denahi is one of Kenai's brothers. He actually plays the main antagonist in the film. He advises Kenai against avenging Sitka's death as it may anger the spirits, but Kenai sets out to kill the bear anyway. Kenai does so and is transformed into a bear by Sitka. As Denahi arrives at the scene of the fight, he sees scraps of his brother's clothes and Kenai in his bear form. Believing that his brother lost the fight and was also killed by the bear, Denahi begins to hunt Kenai's bear form relentlessly across the wilderness, not understanding that the bear is actually his brother.

Tanana

Tanana is the tribal shaman woman in Kenai's tribe. She gives tribe members their totems when they are of age. As Kenai awakes as a bear after being swept along by a river, she tells him that he must travel to the "mountain where the lights touch the earth" to be changed back into a man by Sitka.

Tug

Tug is a large, friendly bear who Koda and Kenai encounter at the salmon run.

Brother Bear 2

Nita

Nita
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First appearance Brother Bear 2 (2006)
Voiced by Mandy Moore

Nita is the only major character introduced in the sequel, Brother Bear 2. Her name is the Choctaw word for "bear".

In Brother Bear 2, Kenai and Koda awaken from hibernation to find that spring has arrived. Even with snow on the ground and the trees still bare, love is decidedly in the air. Kenai and Koda scoff at the notion of romance, but an old bear cautions them (Kenai in particular) that "You can't run from love. It has a way of tracking you down." Kenai laughs, but later has a dream about a girl he used to know when he was young and a human. That girl is Nita.

Meanwhile, in her own village, Nita is preparing for her wedding to a man named Atka. But when the big moment arrives, it is revealed that Nita cannot marry Atka. The reason for this is that when she and Kenai were children, Kenai gave Nita an amulet as a gift. What neither Kenai nor Nita realized was that the amulet bound them as one. The only way for Nita to marry Atka now is to go with Kenai to Hokani Falls, where he first gave her the amulet, and burn it.

Nita finds Kenai and manages to convince him to help her. But during the course of their three-day journey, their old friendship sprouts anew and flourishes. She reveals to Kenai and Koda that as children, she and Kenai were playing by the ice and it gave way, almost drowning her but Kenai saved her. This is when she received the amulet. She reveals to them that ever since this incident, she has had a fear of water. However, Kenai manages to allow her to overcome this fear. When Nita asks Kenai if he has considered changing back to human, he states he has thought about it. Koda thinks that Kenai will change back and Kenai saves them both from an avalanche when Koda runs away. Despite the fact that both are developing feelings for one another, Kenai becomes depressed from the confrontation given to him by Koda so they burn the amulet and Nita returns to her village, only to find that where the amulet kept her from marrying Atka before, now her heart will not let her marry him either.

Before the wedding, Koda goes to the village to bring Nita and Kenai together so his mother can change Kenai to human so they can be together. However, the villagers try to kill him and Kenai rushes to the rescue. Atka wounds Kenai and Nita is horrified. She berates him and the Great Spirits begin to transform him into a human. However, Kenai says he can't but Nita says she can. Nita chooses to be turned into a bear, and she and Kenai are married.

Innoko

Innoko is the tribal "sha-woman" in Nita's tribe.

Atka

Atka is the man Nita was soppose to marry.


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Kenai is a fictional bear character from the Disney films Brother Bear and Brother Bear 2. He is voiced by Joaquin Phoenix in the original Brother Bear and by Patrick Dempsey in Brother Bear 2. Kenai also can be found at Disney Parks and Resorts for meet and greets.

Brother Bear

Kenai was a young Inuit on the verge of becoming a man. But after his brother Sitka died saving him from a bear, Kenai decided to kill the bear at all costs. He succeeded, but for acting out of hate rather than out of love as he had been commanded to do, the spirits turned Kenai himself into a bear as punishment for his actions. The only way for him to become human again was to travel to a mountain peak called, "the place where the (Northern) lights touch the earth." Along the way, however, Kenai met an orphaned bear cub named Koda. At first Kenai did not like Koda, but eventually he became attached to him. Then Kenai learned that the bear he had hunted and killed had been Koda's mother. When he becomes human again, Kenai chose stay a bear and live with Koda, who needed him more than any of his own people. For this act of love, Kenai was declared to have become a man by "becoming a bear".

Brother Bear 2

In Brother Bear 2, Kenai awakens from his first hibernation to find that spring has arrived. Even with snow on the ground and the trees still bare, love is decidedly in the air. Kenai and Koda scoff at the notion of romance, but Tug (the large, dark brown bear from the first film) cautions them (Kenai in particular) that "You can't run from love. It has a way of tracking you down." Kenai laughs, but later has a dream about Nita, a girl he used to know when he was young and a human.

Meanwhile, in her own village, Nita is preparing for her wedding to a man named Atka. But when the big moment arrives, it is revealed that Nita cannot marry Atka. The reason for this is that when they were children, Kenai gave Nita an amulet as a gift. What neither Kenai nor Nita realized was that the amulet bonded them as one. The only way for Nita to marry Atka is to go with Kenai to Hokani Falls, where he first gave her the amulet, and burn it.

Nita finds Kenai and manages to convince him to help her. But during the course of their three-day journey, their old friendship sprouts anew and flourishes. Despite the fact that both are developing feelings for one another, they burn the amulet and Nita returns to her village, only to find that where the amulet kept her from marrying Atka before, now her heart will not let her marry him either.

In the end, Nita chooses to be turned into a bear, and she and Kenai are married.


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