Reclaiming identity in the face of systemic erasure
Black Indigenous women shed light on intertwining histories during Black History Month
Two framed photographs sit on Tiara Cash’s kitchen table in her Coquitlam, B.C., home.
This is my mom and this is my grandfather, and they are both Black Native, she said.
Cash’s great-grandmother on her mothers’s side was Chahta (Choctaw) and Tsalagi (Cherokee), while her great-grandfather on her mothers’s side was Chahta. They were also Black.
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Angela Sterritt CBC News