Narrative: Jojo M. Fung SJ, Malaysia, Coordinator of Jesuit Companions in Indigenous Ministry (JCIM) of the Jesuit Conference of Asia-Pacific

I sensed their pain and aspirations in our sharing stories about growing up in our respective ethnic communities. We were at the Jesuit Companions in Indigenous Ministry (JCIM) gathering in September at the Seven Fountains Jesuit Retreat house in Chiangmai, Thailand, along with 15 lay collaborators, the youth leaders of the indigenous peoples (IPs) from Asia Pacific.