My Haida name is Yelth Yulth Satleegay (Raven Sky Woman). My Anishnawbe name is Cenebah Equay (Ribbon Woman). I am from the Haida Nation, Raven Clan, House of Yuuglaanas. My mother is Mona Weir and my Noni (grandmother) is Carrie Weir.
In my adopted Anishnawbe Nation, my mother is Margaret Lavallee, Bear Clan, Sakgeeng Nation, Manitoba.
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You should be proud of what you are accomplishing. Also, stop, take it all in because these are the best years of your life.
To First Nations students, I would offer advice on seeking as much support as possible from U of T and your family and friends. In particular, I received much needed support from Professor Charlie Keil at Innis College. Without Professor Keil’s support, I would not have made it through my degree at U of T.