Monthly Archives: April 2014

This week in Herstory: Tangles by Sarah Leavitt

Vancouver writer and cartoonist Sarah Leavitt always thought of her mother Midge as “powerful, protective, and joyous.” Educated at Radcliffe College, Miriam (Midge) Leavitt was a well-respected teacher living in Fredericton who designed the New Brunswick Kindergarten curriculum. Then, in … Continue reading

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From the archives: Bonnie Jeffery (Herstory 2007)

Dr. Bonnie Jeffery has spent most of her academic career working far from the University of Regina’s main campus. She lives and works out of Prince Albert, nearly 400 kilometres north-east of Regina. Much of her time is spent travelling, … Continue reading

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From the archives: Cora Hind (Herstory 1974)

Ella Cora Hind (Sept. 18, 1861-Oct. 6, 1942) was Western Canada’s first female journalist and a women’s rights activist. Cora Hind arrived in Winnipeg in 1882 at the age of 21, and after the Free Press (which made her forecasts … Continue reading

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