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Inuk Warrior Princess: Marika Sila

Publication: Mountain Life: Rocky Mountains

Marika Sila remembers school as one of the first places she really began to think of her Inuit heritage. Growing up in the predominantly Caucasian small town of Canmore, Alberta, she noticed she was different than the other kids and recalls experiencing bullying and segregation. Now a full-time influencer and actress in film and television, Marika attributes much of her success to how she navigated those early years.

Posted in: Alberta Unbound: Stories for Change