CBCNews | Indigenous: From coast to coast and north to south, Indigenous women are on the rise

International Women’s Day is marked on March 8 every year and celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women around the globe.

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Riley Yesno

[…] Riley Yesno is Anishinaabekwe from Eabametoong First Nation and a high school student who is extremely active in Thunder Bay.

Yesno was recently presented the Outstanding Youth Award by the city of Thunder Bay. The high school student also sits on the city’s board of education and was recently appointed to the Prime Minister’s Youth Council, where she is engaged in conversations about equity for First Nations in Canada with a focus on reconciliation.[…]

All these different ladies from all around Canada represent.

Read all about it >>> CBC News | Indigenous

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