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Cree Identity

I had written this at 19 years old in 1995. The university class assignment was to write about what Cree identity meant to us. This was the result of that assignment:

I have a general knowledge of my First Nations culture and the various traditions. I have lived my twenty-one years in brown skin and acknowledged my First Nations background. I have come to realize that my Cree identity has not always been so clear as it is today. When I was growing up I knew little about the Cree identity I carried within my mind, until I realized that my Cree identity was in my soul.