Jeunes Citoyens / Young Citizens

Nycea Lethbridge, Alberta

Fair address: Southern Alberta Regional Heritage Fair

Project: Truth and Reconciliation

My project is on Truth and Reconciliation. I look at what reconciliation is, why we need to reconcile and how it is happening in our country.

What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

When I met with Elder Crowshoe I learned how First Nation people lost their sense of belonging and culture in our community.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

I have learned about some of the lasting effects and consequences of how we treated Indigenous people in the past.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

I am very fortunate to be living in a country where we try to see people as equal and be inclusive. I get to come home every night and be with my family after school and I am free to practice my culture and faith.

  • Eldon

    Great job
    14/06/2019 10:53:46 AM

  • Anna Skretting

    Well done.You really explained a lot about your project
    13/06/2019 8:47:32 PM

  • Greta Prihodko

    Very well done! Interesting and important topic.
    13/06/2019 5:59:47 PM

  • R & B Gray

    Good job!
    13/06/2019 2:41:09 PM

  • Jo-Ann

    Very well done Nycea.
    13/06/2019 11:35:46 AM

  • Alma Payne

    You’ve done a lot of wonderful work Nycea. A great presentation!
    13/06/2019 9:30:04 AM

  • Kim Gilmer

    Nycea, you have great poise and pronunciation in your speaking. Well done. I am encouraged to know that students like you are making it a priority to heal the wounds and divisions between people groups in Canada. You are a world-changer!! God's heart is for love and active compassion from every people and nation toward every people and nation. I love seeing you spread this Kingdom of Love and Unity.
    13/06/2019 7:57:29 AM

  • Rachelle Williams

    Wow Nycea - what a fabulous video! You have put a lot of thought and effort into your project! Thank you for helping me better understand this topic!
    12/06/2019 6:22:38 PM

  • Terry Bannerman

    Well done,Nycea.
    12/06/2019 5:24:05 PM

  • Barry Bannerman

    Very thoughtful presentation
    12/06/2019 5:21:12 PM

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