Young girl fights bullying

Alvena

Alvena Little-Wolf Ear and her mother at rally in Nanaimo
Photo: Robert Barron / Nanaimo Daily News

Adapted from The Province and the Nanaimo Daily News

Reposted February 24, 2016. This year Pink Shirt Day is February 24.

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Alvena Little-Wolf Ear is 9 years old. She is in grade 4.

Alvena was unhappy. Children at school made fun of her. They would not play with her.

Annette Little is Alvena’s mother. Annette saw that Alvena was unhappy.

“She kept a lot of it in. No one really knew,” said Little.

Teachers, school staff and other students helped Alvena and her mother.

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Anti-bullying flash mob supports Pink Shirt Day

”Bullying stops here”
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Annette and Alvena posted her story on Facebook.

They posted it to a page called Healthy Active Natives. They got thousands of responses.

They started a group called Team Alvena. They have 1500 members. They are learning about food and exercise.

Alvena is proud of her Ahousaht heritage.

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