Native Village Youth and Education News
February 1, 2009 Issue 194 Volume 2



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"I heard a wise woman talk at a conference. She spoke of being removed from her culture, unplugged from it, disconnected and set aside like an old toaster. But she was always a toaster and the day came when someone plugged her back in and the electricity flowed. She became functional again - and the tool of her reawakening was her language." Richard Wagamese. Ojibway
 

 

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