Lament and Hope

Pauline Waterfall • Hilistis

Heiltsuk | Bella Bella Reserve | British Columbia

Pauline Waterfall writes on the importance of reverence after traumatic historical events still haunt Indigenous peoples today. She writes, “we must hailhsistut—turn things around and make them right again. We are all worthy of being supported, loved, uplifted, carried, guided, and nurtured. We are all worthy of being reconnected to a sense of sacredness and eternal hope. For the sake of those children, we must keep going and keep rebuilding our strength and hope.”

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