Camas McClure - Salish Kootenai College -Intro
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Hessel, Halt! Pasa sweetly through the squeaks Kulti spot you threw in. Kelly looks quicks. John s a opens talking sponge. Hello, everyone. My name is Candace McClure. My Indian name is big hearted Eagle. I'm from Marley, Montana, 26 years old, and I'm a member of the bitter sales tribe here on the flight Indian Reservation. And I'm currently a junior in the early childhood preschool through third grade program I began studying at, So she's going to college in the fall of 2012, not knowing what I wanted to do at first. So I decided, Take my generals, you know, just to see, you know, if anything you know, sparked my interest in studies. As the school year went on, I went on to take on some language and history native history courses, and I decided to switch my degree to name American studies because that was my opportunity to study my language and my culture more that I pursued, You know, throughout the year, it really opened up my eyes of what? What I actually wanted to do in life in the in the spring of 2014 and 15, I got my certificate and associates in a in American studies. From there on, it pursued me to study early childhood p three. I would I would just like to think, you know, Wayne Tinkle and Jr Camel for allowing me to influence me and becoming a teacher. Wayne Tinkle. I ended his basketball camps at the University of Montana before he decided to leave to Oregon State. We we just developed a really good relationship. He was a great mentor or friend and a father figure to me way still, keep in touch, you know, every so often, but But I just wanna thank him, you know, just for believing in me. And he's giving me the opportunity to to pursue my degree in education. I also, you know, like to thank Jr Camel. He's just been also a great influence. I've had the opportunity to coach basketball with him, Um, and to this day, he's still coaching me. He's still helping me out, you know, a so faras, you know, preparing for basketball games or anything like that. But, um, I just want to thank those two for helping me to get where I'm at today. Um, the reason I just you know, I just chose SKC. It was it was just a great opportunity. You know, I just like that one on one attention, you know, in the classroom settings, you know, compared, if you go to a big university, you know, you're just labeled as a number and not, You know, when they actually look at you as the student, they know you by name. You know, again, you just get that good one on one attention from your teachers. Um, the subjects that I that I really liked. You know, of course, college, Syria. Not only was it native history, uh, that was like the division story talking, Uh, if you guys didn't offer still history of the kind of uh huh, how it all started because how they're going to take since, uh, for the alternation, you have three contravention studio and also like me, You know, an influence in the history of the church in Mexico. If that is going big boy and I was like, Well, because they're going to be