Christi Belcourt: Reclaiming ourselves one name at a time

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Today, Hobbema once again becomes Maskwacis (‘Bear Hills’). In its honour, CBC republished this piece in which Christi Belcourt asks:

Can aboriginal identity be reclaimed by changing names?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/christi-belcourt-reclaiming-ourselves-one-name-at-a-time-1.2480127

CBC News Posted: Dec 31, 2013 4:41 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 01, 2014 10:40 AM ET

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, launched in 2010 with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.
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