Spring 2015

Herizons Spring 2015
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HERIZONS WINTER 2015 | VOLUME 28 NO. 4

features

THE POWERFUL INFLUENCE OF IROQUOIS WOMEN . . 6
by Jan Noel

HOSPITAL FOUNDERS IN
NEW FRANCE FACED OPPOSITION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
by Denyse Baillargeon

WHEN ABORIGINAL MARRIAGE WAS OUTLAWED . . 11
by Sarah Carter

WOMEN LED FREEDOM QUESTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
by Penni Mitchell

EMILY STOWE BLAZED EQUALITY TRAILS . . . . . . . . . 16
by Renée Bondy

NEW BRUNSWICK WOMEN
OPENED UNIVERSITY DOORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
by Wendy Robbins

THE RISE OF QUEBEC FEMINISM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
by Micheline Dumont

POET PAULINE JOHNSON
CONFRONTED COLONIALISM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
by Veronica Strong-Boag

HOW THE WAR DIVIDED SUFFRAGISTS . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
by Penni Mitchell

AGNES MACPHAIL SPOKE FOR THE VOICELESS . . . . . 28
by Renée Bondy

ALBERTA’S FAMOUS FIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
by Penni Mitchell

LAURA JAMIESON BROUGHT FEMINIST
INFLUENCE TO THE CCF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
by Veronica Strong-Boag

ELIZABETH BAGSHAW RISKED
ARREST TO HELP WOMEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
by Renée Bondy

ELSIE MACGILL LED SECOND WORLD
WAR FIGHTER PLANE PRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
by Penni Mitchell

WARTIME INTERNMENT OF
JAPANESE-CANADIANS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
by Merna Forster

VIOLA DESMOND’S FIGHT FOR CIVIL RIGHTS . . . . . . . 37
by Evelyn C. White

ABORTION CARAVAN SHUTS DOWN COMMONS . . . 40
by Penni Mitchell

THE FOUNDING OF THE NATIONAL ACTION
COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN . . . . . . . . . 41
by Judy Rebick

ROYAL COMMISSION A BLUEPRINT
FOR EQUALITY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
by Michele Landsberg

WOMEN STORM HILL FOR INCLUSIVE EQUALITY. . . . 46
by Penney Kome

ABORIGINAL WOMEN’S FIGHT
TO KEEP THEIR STATUS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
by Lianne C. Leddy

BERTHA WILSON’S LEGAL LEGACY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
by Kim Brooks and Jocelyn Downie

arts & culture

THE GREAT CANADIAN WOMEN’S
HISTORY QUIZ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

RECOMMENDED READING ON WOMEN’S HISTORY . . 52

LITERATURE THAT CHANGED CANADA . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

FILIPENKO’S FAB FOUR:
POP MUSICIANS WHO CHANGED US. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
by Cindy Filipenko

HOLLYWOOD TRAILBLAZER MARY PICKFORD . . . . . . 56
by Maureen Medved

columns

BREAKING THE ICE ON WOMEN’S HISTORY . . . . . . . . . 4
by Penni Mitchell

IMMIGRATION POLICY CREATES
SECOND-CLASS CITIZENS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
by Joanna Chiu
 

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