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Regina man shares story of intergenerational trauma, reclaiming Indigenous identity – Global News

February 1, 2024

Sundance Robson has reclaimed his identity through his music, his business of helping others and by sharing his story.

Robson is the first generation in his family who did not attend residential school, but says he still inherited the intergenerational trauma.

“There were still things within the school system that I felt,” he said. “Part of my intergenerational story is the very first day (of school), I saw that my name on my little kindergarten box was changed. It didn’t say Sundance … and they were calling me Justin … (the school) told my parents that I couldn’t go by the name Sundance.”

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