... Much of my upbringing was marked with the sense of always knowing we were Indigenous, but never speaking about the fact that we were Indigenous. I learned from an early age that we did not speak of our Indigeneity. Partly because there remained a sincere sense of unknowing, and partly because speaking of the known was simply too painful.
It wasn’t until my 20s that I really began doing the work of reclaiming my Indigenous identity and histories. For more go to: https://www.lllc.ca/my-journey