what you don’t understand

is that for the Indigenous person in your life

Colten is family.

Colten is me.

Colten is my brother.

Barbara

is my mom’s name.

Barbara is my auntie.

Barbara is our grandma.

Tina is our niece
our little sister
our baby girl.

What you don’t understand is
when you survive genocide
everyone left
is family.

originally posted on Smokii Sumac’s Facebook page January 30, 2018 at 11:14pm

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