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I can easily pass for 50 years old if not younger.
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Our 14 year old First Nations daughters were married to fur trade men, to make a good union for the HBC. Our grandmothers were language interpreters, survival experts, hunters, gatherers, bison and venison experts on skins, clothing, moccasins, midwifery, plant medicine, child bearing, canoe repair, red river cart and tipi maintenance etcвwe helped advance the fur trade, which became all the major cities and roads of Canada.
We were exploited and denied by both the Indigenous and the non-Indigneous. We live everywhere in Canada including the North.