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WATCH | Indigenous youth offer stories from life in the city

Artist Nanook Gordon, model Jade Willoughby and journalist Kyle Edwards talk about their experiences navigating the urban jungle - and offer tips for how to stay grounded.
Meet the urban, Indigenous New Fire panel: Kyle Edwards, Jade Willoughby and Nanook Gordon. (Twitter / Instagram)

Artist Nanook Gordon, model Jade Willoughby and journalist Kyle Edwards talk about their experiences navigating the urban jungle — and offer tips for how to stay grounded. Here some highlights from their conversation with New Fire host Lisa Charleyboy. 

Nanook Gordon: "I was always proud to call myself Inuk, but I never knew what that meant."

Nanook Gordon | Indigenous Youth in the City

5 years ago
Duration 0:58
"I was always proud to call myself Inuk, but I never knew what that meant." 0:58

Kyle Edwards: "I've had people stop me on the sidewalk and say 'Hey! Are you Native?'"

Kyle Edwards | Indigenous Youth in the City

5 years ago
Duration 1:58
"I've had people stop me on the sidewalk and say 'Hey! Are you Native?'" 1:58

Jade Willoughby: "This life that I'm pursuing is so inherently the opposite of the life that I've grown up knowing with my family and all my elders and my community."

Jade Willoughby | Indigenous Youth in the City

5 years ago
Duration 2:26
"This life that I'm pursuing is so inherently the opposite of the life that I've grown up knowing with my family and all my elders and my community." 2:26

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