• terralingua-and-langscape-magazine posted an update 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    📣 Our first story from the 2024 Indigenous Youth Storytellers Circle is ready for our readers!

    In this story and the accompanying video, Katie Pootoogook Manomie, a young Inuk woman who was adopted at birth, visits her homeland and reconnects with her cultural identity.

    Blood Memory

    Read this and other stories by young Indigenous people from around the world who are reclaiming their identities, their languages and cultures, and their relationships with the land.

    Katie Pootoogook Manomie is an Inuk woman who was born in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, and was removed from her family at birth. She is reconnecting with her Inuit roots through art and forming relationships with her biological family in the North. Katie’s goal is to enter the Indigenous Law Program at the University of Victoria to advocate for Indigenous children in the foster care system.

    Dive into this enriching journey today and be inspired by the resilience of and cultural revitalizaiton by Indigenous youths globally.

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