LinneaI'm very interested in how families interact, and how the family works within the Sto:lo, within Sto:lo communities.

ElderI think it's very important for the young people today to understand and to learn where they're from. You know, the important part of your well-being is to understand that you're from some place, you belong to somebody. You know, there are lot of our young people, today, that their families, you know, we blame the residential school thing for not really knowing your family tree, or where you're from, or whatever, and a lot of our young people go, today, feeling abandoned, or left out, or whatever, whatever you want to call it, you know. But in my role as an elder, and with my family, I try to teach them where they came from, who are their grandparents, their great-grandparents, their great-great-grandparents.

You know, today, it's very difficult, because a lot of, in my father's time, a lot of them were, were not trained to teach, you know, because people came in and said, you know, "You don't need that, you know, you don't need that, you don't need those teachings, you don't need to know all of this stuff", you know, and they taught us a different education system, leaving family values behind. And, you know, it created a lot of problems among our people, so what we're trying to do, in my age, is to remind these kids where they're from.

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