Category Archives: Saskatchewan

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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This week in Herstory: Ruth Robinson

The week of Aug. 25 to 31 in the 2014 issue of Herstory: The Canadian Women’s Calendar, we feature Ruth Robinson, who attended the issue’s launch last fall. Join us at our launch for the 2015 calendar at McNally Robinson … Continue reading

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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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