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WHAT IT MEANS [to me] TO BE NATIVE PRT.2

Lessons in Culture I was raised fairly close to my mother’s people, the Tlingit, traditions and lifestyle. I remember being in elementary school in Teslin, my family’s hometown, and we had our Tlingit language class. We also went on a lot of field trips and participated in and were taught a lot about our culture […]

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WHAT IT MEANS [to me] TO BE NATIVE PRT.1

What does it mean to be a Native person? How does one classify themselves as a First Nations? How much Native ancestry makes you a Native? How do you count as a Native if you don’t follow the old ways of life? How do you count as a Native if you don’t look Native?    […]