Native people mannnn

Reasons why its hard for Native American students to attend college is they don’t believe themselves. Even if they don’t get as many chances as White Students, they’re still given a lot of opportunities to change their life around. Another reason is that they are pulled into the wrong things, they don’t make their own paths but follow others into bad situations. Drugs and Alcohol is a big reason, whether they are doing these things to cover up pain or just for fun, its still hard to pull away from. Teen pregnancy maybe one reason, they have sex to young or don’t use protection. Having a child takes up most of your time, so its hard to have one and finish school at the same time. Definitely the Stereotypes about Native Americans, people not believing in young Native people can make them push their dreams away.

I had a wonderful day. Finally shared my voice with everyone. I have been in my singing box for a while and i’m glad everyone heard my song 🙂

KATHERINE’S DIARY 1

I LIKE THE IDEA OF COLLEGE, AND SOMEDAY THAT IDEA IS GOING TO TURN INTO A BABY. AND THAT BABY IS ME, I BELIEVE THAT THIS BABY IS GOING TO MAKE THE IDEA COME TO LIFE. 

My dream is to go to college, my family is really supportive about everything and i want to make them proud. Seeing them happy makes me confident and like I want to follow my dreams. I really like brains, so I want to be a neurologist and I want to learn about what concussions can do over someones lifetime, etc. Another idea is Athletic Training, Im in a Sports Medicine class so I already know a lot about the human body. My teacher is actually the Athletic Trainer of my High School, he used to work for the the Seattle Seahawks and it gives me a huge idea of where I can go with this. I wanna be a BEAST, so COLLEGE is gonna get me there. Im Savage right now but i want to be the real deal. Plus COLLEGE BOIz!

I learned how to express myself in a comfortable way. 🙂

I’m Katherine (or Kat)

I come from Lummi Nation in Washington state, I am also Assiniboine from Carry the Kettle First Nations in Saskatchewan, Canada. I like Basketball and Singing, I love helping my community and volunteering for my tribe. I found out about the pipeline program from my sister Danielle, who attended last year. She told me so many things, about how fun and useful it is and I really believe this program will prepare me for the future. It’s the first day and everyone is so friendly, and I know everyone already!  These two weeks are going to be great!

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