100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces

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Dundurn, Nov 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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This inspiring collection profiles remarkable women — heroines in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, and more.

In 100 Canadian Heroines you’ll meet remarkable women in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, etc. The book is full of amazing facts and fascinating trivia about intriguing figures. Discover some of the many heroines Canada can be proud of. Find out how we’re remembering them. Or not!

Augmented by great quotes and photos, this inspiring collection profiles remarkable women — heroines in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, and more. Profiles include mountaineer Phyllis Munday, activist Hide Shimizu, unionist Lea Roback, and movie mogul Mary Pickford.
 

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Contents

Jeanne Mance
158
Hannah Maynard
161
Nellie McClung
164
Louise McKinney
166
Violet McNaughton
168
Helen McNicoll
171
Aimee Semple McPherson
173
Maud Menten
177

Pitseolak Ashoona
38
James Miranda Barry
40
Martha Black
43
Marguerite Bourgeoys
46
Molly Brant
49
Harriet Brooks
53
Agnes Deans Cameron
55
Emily Carr
58
Thérèse Casgrain
62
Nellie Cashman
65
Kit Coleman
68
Laure Conan
71
Florence Deeks
73
Mazo de la Roche
75
Carrie Derick
78
Marie Dressler
80
Margaret Duley
83
Henrietta Muir Edwards
86
Rose Fortune
88
Laure Gaudreault
90
Marie Lacoste GérinLajoie
92
Helen Grant
94
Isobel Gunn
96
Marie Guyart Marie de lIncarnation
98
Mary Riter Hamilton
100
Helen Harrison
102
Ann Harvey
105
Anne Hébert
107
E Cora Hind
109
Adelaide Hunter Hoodless
112
Frances Anne Hopkins
115
Mina Hubbard
117
FrançoiseMarie Jacquelin Marie de la Tour
120
E Pauline Johnson
122
Leonora Howard King
124
Flores La Due
126
Mrs Kwong Lee
129
Anna Leonowens
132
Beatrice Lillie
135
Jean Lumb
138
Major Margaret C Macdonald
140
Elizabeth Gregory MacGill
142
Helen Gregory MacGill
146
Viola MacMillan
149
Helen MacMurchy
152
Agnes Macphail
155
Mikak
179
Lucy Maud Montgomery
181
Geraldine Moodie
184
Phyllis Munday
187
Asayo Murakami
190
Emily Murphy
192
Nahnebahwequay
195
Margaret Newton
197
Mary Parlby
199
Mona Parsons
202
Mary Pickford
204
Georgina Pope
208
Isabella Preston
210
Susanna Carson Rijnhart
212
Léa Roback
214
Fanny Rosenfeld
216
Gabrielle Roy
218
Idola SaintJean
220
Laura Goodman Salverson
222
Margaret Marshall Saunders
224
Laura Secord
226
Shaaw Tlaa Kate Carmack
229
Mary Ann Shadd
231
Shanawdithit
233
Hide Hyodo Shimizu
237
Mary Meager Southcott
239
Georgina Stirling
242
Emily Stowe
245
Taqulittuq Tookoolito
248
Kateri Tekakwitha
252
Thanadelthur
254
Gudridur Thorbjarnardottir
257
Mary Travers
260
Jenny Trout
262
Harriet Tubman
266
Madeleine de Verchères
269
Eileen Vollick
271
Portia White
273
Alice Wilson
276
MarieMarguerite dYouville
278
Selected Bibliography
280
Notes
290
Acknowledgments
314
Illustrations
316
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About the author (2004)

Merna Forster is a historian who has also been an archivist and park naturalist. She worked with national historic sites and national parks across Canada for 20 years while employed by Parks Canada. A recipient of the Canada 125 Commemorative Medal from the Governor General, she has been discovering historical heroines from coast to coast during her travels. You can visit her website at www.heroines.ca. She lives in Victoria.

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