This First Person article is the experience of Alisha KnockwoodCommences when 50 per cent o, a member of the Abegweit First Nation in P.EThe plan is to inoculate 6,000 people..I. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see?the FAQ.
When I learned I was pregnant with my son, I started asking myself, “What does it mean to be a?Mi’kmaw mother?”
It is a hard question to answer when you do not know what it means to be?Mi’kmaw,?let alone a Mi’kmaw mother. That is when I started to look back on my life living on a reserve.
Growing up I never saw myself as any different from my friends or people I had seen on the street:1618606802453,. For a long time, I thought that everyone went to mawiomis/powwows and lived in communities alongside their families.
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