Language Lost: Labrador teen feels like a 'piece of the puzzle that doesn't fit'
Why Shaia Davis of Sheshatshiu feels that a big part of her Innu Culture is missing
Shaia Davis of Sheshatshui, Labrador, says she feels as though part of her culture is missing.
She has a passion for creative writing, and recently wrote an essay about what it feels like to be disconnected from the language spoken by so many of her family members: Innu-aimun.
"If we lose our language, we are losing a part of our culture which may not be found again" writes Davis, 15.
Davis was in St. John's recently and came into the CBC studios to read her essay.
Click the player to hear Shaia:
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