Category Archives: 2012

From the archives: Aileen Meagher (Herstory 2012)

Aileen Meagher represented Canada at the 1931 Olympics and went on to become one of Canada’s most successful athletes during the 1930s. Born in Edmonton in 1910, Aileen grew up in Halifax and attended Dalhousie University, where she earned a … Continue reading

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From the archives: Ellen Neel (Herstory 2012)

Ellen May Neel was the first and most famous female carver of West Coast totem poles. She was born in 1916 at Alert Bay on Cormorant Island, off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Her parents were Charles … Continue reading

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