Student seeks native women firsts

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Michael-Allan Marion – Brantford Expositor Canada – Monday, 04 March 2013 (originally published 27 Feb)

A Laurier Brantford student is issuing a Canada-wide appeal to find indigenous women who were first in their fields.

With International Women’s Day on March 8, Sally Simpson, 48, said it is important to showcase the milestones of indigenous women.

“Shocked that such a list did not exist, I decided to make one,” said Simpson, a third-year student with a double major in organizational leadership and contemporary studies. The list is for a research project . . .

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