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Youth Warriors build community, connections and culture in land-based leadership program

Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Half a dozen First Nation youth and a couple of men circled to inspect a dusty truck with a punctured tire that had just limped into their remote camp on west Vancouver Island after a two-hour drive down a logging road. 

The truck’s owner — an adult mentor with the  Nuu-chah-nulth Youth Warriors program — wasn’t entirely sure how to tackle the flat on his own. But he didn’t have to because Raven and Brandon stepped up to learn and do.  

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