Country you live in: England (married an englishman and am divorcing that englishman)
Country you identify with:
I identify with my people and the places where we are; Its hard to identify overall with a country that actively egages in systematic apartheid against its indigenous population. and where we tend to be invisible in the mainstream.
What Indigenous Group do you identify with:
Nanticoke and Lenni Lenape Native Americans of Delaware and New Jersey. My family are mainly Nanticoke from Delaware.
Languages spoken: English, French
Did you grow up with the culture?
Not entirely, I grew up in the Philly, but spent summers in our tribal areas (DE, VA, MD, NJ).
What is the biggest misconception about your culture/country:
That we Native Americans/First Nations people are all drunks, junkies and lazy . That we are rolling in money either from Casinos or the government. And the government really looks after us... I could go on but I need to stop lol
Please tell us more about yourself!:
Graphic Designer/Digital Artist/Writer now living in London. The Day job is in investment banking, but I also write and co-edit a Pan-African Magazine based in the UK.