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Program about rebuilding an identity

 By Jan Murphy  Local Journalism Initiative TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY- A program created by youth in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory is about more than its namesake — Building a Bundle — but also  about rebuilding culture, heritage and tradition. The program, which sees Indigenous youth participate in a year’s cycle of ceremonies and participate in traditional activities and teachings, is the brainchild of 27-year-old Sara Macniel and her 24-year-old friend Sydney Green, both members of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. “I have always been very interested in learning traditional and land-based skills, but never knew who to talk to, or where to go so that I would be able to learn and access that knowledge,” Macneil said. “Getting older and being able to advocate for myself and make connections with

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