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ACTIONS after the 'Hashtags' #StopAsianHate

Wildflowers opened with the advice 'do not be political' however, I chose a different path. I chose a path of authenticity, being vulnerable, choosing transparency and unapologetically me. I chose me. Alissa Assu, with my mothers lineage to the Wet'suwet'en First Nation and fathers lineage to Vietnam. From a lineage of Immigration and First Peoples of Canada, it both beautiful but exhausting. The #stopasianhate is not 'over there' across the boarder. Indigenous, Black and Asian people experience it here within our boards of Canada. Let's educate each other, Canada was built through Indigenous genocide and the exploitation of Asian workers. My father was an illegal immigrant to Canada, growing up I witnessed how my father was treated for his skin...

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