Category Archives: This week in Herstory

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: Tangles by Sarah Leavitt

Vancouver writer and cartoonist Sarah Leavitt always thought of her mother Midge as “powerful, protective, and joyous.” Educated at Radcliffe College, Miriam (Midge) Leavitt was a well-respected teacher living in Fredericton who designed the New Brunswick Kindergarten curriculum. Then, in … Continue reading

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