Languages: English and Mohawk
About the story: Jurnee reflects on an experience of racism and how to stand up for herself.
Learn more: In Jurnee’s story, she shares what it was like to be made fun of for speaking her language. As Indigenous people, we have daily experiences of racism, colonization and more. Jurnee learns to stand up for herself with the support of her mother and grandmother. These activities are full of affirmations, to tell ourselves and those we love when we need to be lifted up.
Culture and Language Activities
Affirmations in Cree
Learn phrases: Practice these affirmations in Cree. Say one to yourself or someone you love every day.
Affirmations in Ojibway
Learn phrases: Practice these affirmations in Anishnaabemowin. Say one to yourself or someone you love every day.