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    The Elder

    It's one of the most revered roles in Aboriginal culture, so how does someone become an elder? Darrell sits down with several First Nations people who describe their role as unofficial life coaches. And if you've ever wondered the going price for first-hand wisdom, Darrell asks how are elders paid? And how much?

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