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I was born colonized but, like many other Indigenous youth, am on the journey of decolonizing and reconnecting to my community and culture.

That’s when I realized, Indigenous people (whether raised in our cultures or not) have feelings of inadequacy due to colonization, and these feelings need to be addressed so we can combat them.

On June 21, Canada celebrates National Aboriginal Day.