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âh chishtâyimitunâniwich | chishteyihtamuwin
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Harry Bearskin discusses values of Respect and Love
  • Not passing an elder
  • Honoring a child like an elder
  • Land, culture & others
  • Listening
  • Hunting
  • Acknowledging and listening to people who share life experiences
  • Showing others compassion
  • Acknowledging their feelings / beliefs
  • Acceptance of others for who they are
  • Family
  • Doctors, nurses, teachers, church leaders
  • Listening to someone talk
  • Respecting everyone despite their past or where they came from – everyone deserves respect
  • Respecting other’s decisions
  • Not judging a person’s ways or looks
  • Maintaining the household
  • Giving handshakes Listening to elders Helping an elder in need


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Our family values originate from our Eeyou/Eenou philosophy/Iiyiyiuiyihtuwin (Eeyou/Eenou way of life), traditional values and customs that come from the land, birds, fish and animals we harvested for food.

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