Author Archives: ashleighmattern

Faithful fan sends friendly note

Ending Herstory: The Canadian Women’s Calendar after more than 40 years of publishing was a difficult decision to make, and has been especially disappointing to our fans who buy our calendar annually. When Wanda Backus Kelly read that the Saskatoon Women’s … Continue reading

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This week in Herstory: Annie Maude McKay

Herstorian Ashleigh Mattern reflects on writing this week’s profile about Annie Maude McKay, and the help she received from historian Duff Spafford, who died in May 2014. I first learned about Annie Maude (Nan) McKay from University of Saskatchewan historian … Continue reading

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Herstory 2015 launch a hit!

We had an amazing time at the Herstory 2015 launch on Thursday, Oct. 30! Many supporters came out to McNally Robinson in Saskatoon, including one of Herstory’s founding members, Erin Shoemaker. We’re so glad to have shared the evening with … Continue reading

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A fond farewell to the SWCC and Herstory: The Canadian Women’s Calendar

After more than 40 years of creating an annual calendar, the Saskatoon Women’s Calendar Collective has decided to cease publication of Herstory: The Canadian Women’s Calendar. This was not an easy decision for the current collective! But with falling sales, … Continue reading

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