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Video: mite achimowin - Heart Talk by Eliza Beardy

September 2017

Episode 2 - "My Heartbeat" by Eliza Beardy

Eliza Beardy is Oji Cree from Wasagamack First Nation, Manitoba, a fly-in community 600 kilometers north of Winnipeg. She currently lives in Winnipeg and cares for family members with heart health issues. Eliza’s video features images of her parents, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren as she describes the importance of family relationships and bonds to heart health. As a residential school survivor, she speaks of the lasting heart break experienced by parents and children as a result of separation due to residential schools.

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