Indigenous Quote of the Day by Jana Ray Yerxa

Humility does not mean silence. Respect does not mean to not challenge. Love does not mean that feelings will not be hurt. I also needed to challenge the colonial construct of the quiet Indian woman I had internalized that I had never fit into. The irrational self-doubt that plagues self-esteem, when marinated in colonial realities, needed to be purged.

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