s cried "ti malago' yu' ma'aresta!" and "mungga' yu' ma'aresta."
When we got to the
demonstration site and got a better look at the line of protestors, we
saw the outline of my dad and their grandfather. I walked across to join
him and learn more about what was happening, Akli'e' disobeying me and
sneakily walking behind me. We embraced him and he gave us an overview
of what happened during the protest. I felt so proud of him that he had
joined the others to symbolically block traffic and bring attention to
the issue of Litekyan, but I couldn't help but ask him why he had
He acknowledged that when they had been discussing temporarily
blocking the gate, he had been torn over what he should do. He said he
asked himself "What would Miget do?" and then thought of his own
grandchildren and future great-grandchildren not being able to visit
beautiful Litekyan and he said he felt like he needed to join the
protest to represent the family.
Si Yu'us Ma'åse tatå-hu para i bidå-mu
guihi na diha! Sen gefpå'go nu Guahu! Magof hu na listo hao para un
tachuyi i famagu'on-hu yan i familia-ta!