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Video: mite achimowin - Heart Talk by Virginia Mckay

September 2017

Episode 3 - "NIIN INTEPACHIMOWIN - My heart story" by Virginia Mckay

Virginia McKay is Saulteaux and lives in Berens River First Nation, Manitoba, which is a fly-in community 270 kilometers from Winnipeg. She and a family member have heart health issues. Virginia shares two short stories. The first describes the enduring love and pride of her grandchild and the importance of the family relationship and values. Her second story features the landscape of Berens River First Nation and a story of racial discrimination experienced by a family member as he sought medical care for a serious health issue.

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