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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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Remembering Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014)

Maya Angelou, poet and author, died May 28, 2014, at age 86. The American activist was best known for her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, but she was a prolific and celebrated writer, with a career spanning … Continue reading

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Herstory 2013 shows its true colours

Published every year since 1974, except in 1983 and 1984, Herstory: the Canadian Women’s Calendar has served as a fascinating collection and documentation of the lives of a wide spectrum of Canadian women of all ages and from all walks … Continue reading

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Dreamers, Herstorians and Tweeps

First we were dreamers. Before 1974, when we started publishing Herstory, we were dreamers. That was our own calendar era of B.C. (Before Collective), when the Saskatoon Calendar Collective was just a glimmer in our minds’ eye. We wanted to … Continue reading

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Herstory: an introduction

Herstory: A Canadian Women’s Calendar celebrates the lives and contributions of women both living and dead who call Canada home. Since 1974, the Saskatoon Women’s Calendar Collective (SWCC) has been researching and creating content for Herstory, now in its 39th … Continue reading

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