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"jelly wolf" Discussed on Native Opinion Podcast an American Indian Perspective
"Individual states and partnerships. They they absolutely should be encouraged to do that. So just got real silent. I thought you were going to say something else. You all right. We're going take a music break here. i like this track and Kind of goes along very well with the article that charleston's and and and studying that House doing and this track is by jelly. Wolf out of canada and track is called child of the government. And when we come back we'll give you a little background inside on this. So here we go. Jelly wolf act took the north off. God found the body cool law. Say a meal doll for size when guzman carry on rag. Sheila government blackcomb matter. What happened on greenville free in my life. I guess i'm asking you jelly wolf. That track is called child of the government. Here's a little bit about that. From the nineteen fifties into the nineteen ninety s. The canadian government and the catholic church were responsible for taking or quote scooping more than twenty thousand first nation and not an inuit children from their families and communities known as the sixties scoop they replaced in foster homes or adopted accounts of children even being sold into non-indigenous families across canada the united states and beyond along with the loss of cultural identity. The government went so far as to change some children's true ethnicity on file many experienced severe sexual physical and emotional abuse. Julie's father was one of these children so you can find out more about her music and her story at jane elliott spelled j. a. y. l. y. wolfe w. o. l. f. j. wolf dot com and there's there's another video Right on the homepage. Actually it opens with her laying in a coffin. Very interesting depiction yes. So it's a problem. Indigenous communities have long known about in the more that gets uncovered quite literally. You can't hide canada. You can't hide united states. your sins are known. And you must atone all right anything you want to add brother know because like i said i've been on fire most of the week on on a few different things and the more these things are brought to light the hotter. Get.
How Indigenous Musicians Are Using Song to Reclaim Their Identities
"Singer. Jelly wolf was raised as a jehovah's witness a community that had very strict rules. Jelly grew up. Not knowing her father. A survivor of the sixties scoop that saw tens of thousands of indigenous children from across the country taken from their families by the canadian government and adopted out mostly to non-indigenous families between the nineteen sixties and the nineteen eighties. As a child he was stripped of his identity. So jay le-. She grew up in what she calls. A doomsday cult raised as a jehovah's witness in a small town in bc. It wasn't until she was seventeen that she learned who father was and that he was indigenous. A member of the soto. First nation jamie's identity has shifted through the years the community she was raised in forbade engaging much with the outside world let alone making music so she left to discover who she really is and pursue a life of self expression. Daily wolf joins me now from her home in toronto gaoli. Welcome to the show. Thank you so much for having me. So that song that we just heard child of the government it centers on the trauma. Your dad and family experienced in the sixties scoop. You wrote this incredibly personal song about him. But what did you know about who he was when you were growing up. I didn't know much. I knew that will. I thought that he was of mexican descent and my mom told me that. He struggled a lot with addiction issues and that was all i knew of him And then being in the religion. I didn't just never really thought to. I don't know reach out. I saw him one time on a street. Actually and i was just walking down the street with my grandmother. And my just kinda of looked like. Oh wow i remember disturbingly. You know who that was and i was like. Yeah those my dad. And i've never seen a picture of him or anything so it was really the only thing i knew my dad. I saw him once he dark skin. I thought he was mexican and he struggled. That's all. I knew