|Stewart Garnett, 41, was adopted by a San Francisco family as a kid, but has come back to Manitoba to try to retrace his heritage. (Erin Brohman/CBC)|
Stewart Garnett was born in Winnipeg and is from Long Plain First Nation, but he grew up in California after being adopted by a white family during the Sixties Scoop.
He returned to Manitoba about a week ago in attempt to regain a sense of his culture.
"It's been rough. I see people who do know who they are and they're comfortable in their own skin, but me, no," he said.
"You try walking in the non-aboriginal world, you don't fit in; you try and walk in the aboriginal world and you don't necessarily fit in, so you're on this fence of 'Where do we fit in?'"
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