Acceptance, respect, understanding...
by Cecelia Johnson
October 23, 2004
I need to put in my four cents. Yes, you're indigenous to Germany--did
your people hunt, gather, and fish? Yes, you should have access
to "Your food."
I wish the fact you stated was true, "people are people
no matter whether you're white, brown, purple or green."
Fact is, in my world, people are people if you're white. I have
experienced dicrimination in the workplace and in this community.
The blatant fact is, the Indigenous people in this area are Alaska
Native. We are surrounded by white, Filipino, Hispanic, that
makes for a nice sample of each other's culture.
The truth lies in accepting each other's differences, respecting
each other, and understanding that each individual has a story
Ketchikan, AK - USA
Issue of Subsistence by Donna Mickel - Ketchikan, AK
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