My American story started when…
My American story started when I realized what it means to “be an American”. I am Native American, an enrolled Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN) tribal member with dual national citizenship (USA & CPN) living in the “North Country”, in Vermont. It is here in Vermont that forest kin have awakened in me sensitivities of my indigenous ancestors. I am also, COVID allowing, a part-time resident of Montreal’s Lachine Arrondissment. I feel as if I were called back to my 18th century French Canadian voyageur ancestor’s home and Lachine workplace. That connection emerged only after we bought an apartment and then explored a fur museum just a few blocks away. So my story is about coming home, geographically and spiritually. That story continually resonates for me here in North country, and it ignores manmade geographic boundaries.
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