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Canadian actor Eugene Brave Rock delivers keynote speech on Kainai reserve: ‘make your purpose’

Canadian actor Eugene Brave Rock delivers keynote speech on Kainai reserve: ‘make your purpose’
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“Knowing that he was from Stand Off… where I grew up, was kind of… inspiring to know that someone from Stand Off could actually go that far,” said Sierra Blood, one of the attendees.

“Youth and elders are quite proud. It promotes this, ‘Hey, I can do that too’… ‘He comes from where I come from, ” said Terri-Lynn Fox, the director of the Kainai Wellnness Centre.

“Elders honour and support those that strive and move forward in spite of trauma, in spite of hardships,” she said. “They use those lessons to push them even further.
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