Category Archives: 1974

From the archives: Violet McNaughton (Herstory 1974)

Violet McNaughton came to Canada in November 1909 to join her father, William Delamark Jackson, who was farming in Saskatchewan. For a year she lived in a sod hut on the prairie, sleeping at night in a room which served … Continue reading

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From the archives: Mary Cousins (Herstory 1974)

Featured in the 1974 issue of Herstory, Mary Cousins (Feb. 22, 1938-April 22, 2007) was a nurse, teacher, journalist, ambassador for the North, and an Inuit rights activist. The entry in Herstory is short, and of course, only lists her … 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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