Coming Home

“The best thing for our kids here is going home to their parents, going home every night to their parents.

We never had that. Ten months of the year we were gone.

So we…I didn’t know [how to be a father]. It took me long time to learn how to be a father.”

Hesquiaht Elder, Patrick Charleson Jr

Photography: Donovan Williams, Jacine Charleson, Kevin Charleson, Patrick Charleson IV, Rakaylyn Charleson

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1 Response to Coming Home

  1. ballgrrl says:

    I am grateful to have my children with me at home everyday. Klecko Naas!

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