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We will fight for hope’: Music video project gives youth their voice – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 201971 Views

October 2, 2019

A group of youth from Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation have created a music video with a message of hope for their community.

Fight for Hope was produced with funding from the RCMP’s Family Violence Initiative Fund and help from N’we Jinan, a non-profit organization focused on giving Indigenous youth an artistic platform.

The original song references the community’s struggle with addictions and returning to culture and ceremony to overcome challenges.

“I’m fighting for my life, let me catch my breath”

Madison Potts was one of the co-writers and appeared in the video.

“We did this to show other kids in our community… that we see the same things that they do,” Melissa said. “We know what they’re going through and it’s okay to have a voice, to speak out against it, because it’s the only way something like this is gonna change.”

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