I think the “you” could be two different people. One, it could be her parents. I think it could be her parents because when you’re young you don’t have a choice of where you go to school or what religion you follow or what food you eat. You are basically forced to do what your parents want you to do. She feels like she didn’t have a say in anything that her parents wanted her to do, that’s where she feels that she lost her voice. Two, it could be the teachers at the school. It could be the teachers because I think when you belong to a certain tribe or culture you are forced to believe what they believe and all they teach is probably about their culture.
I think the “I” towards the “you” is anger and frustration. She wishes that she could have had say in what she was taught. She feels like she didn’t have say in what she was forced to do as a kid.
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