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It takes tragedy to find true life and peace in Sandy Bay

 

Last updated 1/9/2017 at 5:18pm

Skyler Roulette

"I kept hearing about the good news about Jesus over and over again and I thought to myself, 'it would be nice to have Jesus but I didn't know how and I ended up telling myself naaaahhh I can still get saved when I'm like 70 or 80 years old.' I said that because I wasn't ready to give up my other lifestyle-dating girl after girl and drinking, recording music, and swearing. I called it my Monday to Saturday lifestyle."

My name is Skyler Roulette and I am a German-Canadian Treaty Cree. How so, you ask?

My mom was German and came to Manitoba where she found a job working at a restaurant in Gladstone, Manitoba. That's where she met my father, a Treaty First Nation person from the Sandy Bay First Nation. He started working at the restaurant.

They returned to Germany where they got married and that's where I was born. When I was two, my parents returned to Manitoba where we stayed until my mom's visa ran out. They decided to go back to Germany when I was about four and I spent a total of about 12 ye...



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