Category Archives: Residential school

I Call Them My Medicine Ay

“I’m proud now that I’ve dealt with my Residential school and how I feel about white people in general. Because I grew up hating white people. Because of how it was. I had sugar shakers broken on my head. I … Continue reading

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Grandpa

“And I used to say when we would go to workshops for Residential school and we had to go around the table, and I’d say…I heard the most beautiful word today, a word I never heard in Residential school…”Grandpa”. That’s … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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As Long As They Are Doing It, They Are Not Losing It

“I used to dance when I was young, we were always taught to respect our culture. By respecting our culture, we had to learn how to dance, and speak our language. After I got out of Res [Residential school], it … Continue reading

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Help ‘Em Come To My Page

“It took me long time to trust white people. Really long. Because they were commanding us, telling us they were the bosses and stuff. It took a while. But now I’ve dealt with my Residential school and I can talk … Continue reading

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