american side: She says Canada won't recognize her right to live and work in B.C. because she was born on the American side on Annette Island Indian Reserve. ; Her visa expires July 1, she said, according to National Observer. For me, what I consider home is my home community and my people's traditional territory, which is northern B.C., she said. Mique'l Dangeli belongs to the Tsimshian First Nation, whose territory straddles the border between Alaska and British Columbia. We're not immigrants to our people's traditional territory. She says she hasn't said goodbye to her students yet because it's too difficult. Dangeli gave up a tenure-track position with the University of Alaska Southeast to teach 65 students how to speak Sm'algyax in the community of Kitsumkalum, just outside of Terrace, because there are so few fluent speakers remaining. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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