whatbringsushere“Well, I believe that my work with missing and murdered women began when I was just born because my mother was murdered and I was with her as a small baby when that happened. Even though I was a baby, I still felt all the trauma of being with my mom when she left me. I had no idea about the story as I was growing up because I was adopted into a non-Indigenous family, far away from my community, far away from my story, my history, my language.
It wasn’t until my teens, when I went back to my community to look for my ancestors, that I heard the story of how my mother was murdered and how I was with her. It really reverberated inside of my body as a little baby, it created a lot of trauma that I just didn’t understand growing up. I’m still trying to make those pieces fit together again. I still miss her. I miss her so deeply that it hurts. But I have no memory of her. She was killed in a very traumatic way and there’s that sense of loss, extreme loss.”
Red Robe Drummer
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