The Legacy and Future of the Buffalo People

(Sandra Delorme), Buffalo Star Woman
B u f fa lo S ta r W o m a n ( S a n d r a D e lor m e ) , N i s i c h awaya s i h k C r e e N at i on , H u m 2 0 1 , 2 0 1 6 * "It was cheaper to educate Indians than to kill them." (Trennert) * I am a fourth generation survivor of the Indian residential school system. The Hum Programme was where I found the confidence to write my stories which set me free in the context that I inherited. It was like I was hibernating. I can now breathe. Through my writing, I finally let go of my painful
more » ... In Hum classes, my soul woke up. My four younger children brag about how their Mom got into Hum and got published! Still in elementary school, they are already planning for their own university education, already having experiences that I so wanted for my eldest son, Howie.
doi:10.14288/bcs.v0i193.189154 fatcat:2jli2ncmszh57dk2jivnqudofq