This unique look at Canadian history is engagingly written with a storyteller's touch, making this a book that will be read for both research and pleasure. Organized by profession, it includes women in science, the arts, sports, politics, activism, law, business and more. The clean, modern design, along with the color portraits of each woman by Maia Faddoul, make the pages accessible and inviting. This excellent resource for social studies lessons also contains a time line of significant dates in Canadian women's history, a list of author's sources, further resources and an index. Indigenous women featured throughout this book: Siyamiyateliyot, Shanawdithit, Tekaronhiáhkhkwa, Corneila Weiman, Anahareo, Charlotte Small, Barbara Wilson, Alanis Oboomaswin, Christi Belcourt, Daphne Odjig, Tehahionwake, Ethel Blondin-Andrew and many more are mentioned such as Maria Campbell, Eva Aariuk, Kenojuak Ashevak, Pitseolak Ashoona, Konwatsi’tsiaiénni, Mary Two-Axe Early, Elsie Knott, Sandra Lovelace Nicholas, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Bev Sellars, Tanya Tagaq, Thanadelthur, and Sheila Watt-Cloutier and more.
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