She is Indigenous honours the strengths and contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit women. The campaign started with the stories of nine resilient and diverse Indigenous women from across Canada telling their stories, in their communities, with their voices.
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She is a trailblazer
Donna May’s trailblazing mother inspired her to become the first Inuk heart surgeon in Canada.
She is a nurturer
Pearl connected and embraced her with her mother’s Métis culture and roots.
She is inspiring
When Kensi came out it was important for her to do so with her friends and family, on her reserve.
She is wise
Maggie has made a lifelong commitment to recovering the songs and stories of the Wolastoqiyik.
She is strong
Lizzie grew up living off the land and has witnessed great change in the North.
She is compassionate
Bonnie knows that a better future for First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples starts with education.
She is tenacious
Shani is supporting future generations of Indigenous people through communications.
She is determined
A child of the Sixties Scoop, Inez reconnected with her Nuxalk culture through food.
She is creative/ She is kind
Susan and Madeline support each other through their creative work, singing ajaja and making films.