Telling Our Twisted Histories Family Names

Where do the surnames O'Bomsawin, Mukash and Ikey come from? In our culture, names are powerful gifts given to us by our ancestors, highlighting a character trait that shows up at birth, or designating a life mission for each of us to embrace. But ever since settlers arrived on our shores, our names have been distorted, or flat-out fabricated. Together, we will explore and decolonize the stories of our FAMILY NAMES.

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