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"Claiming Our Place: Women's Relationship with Rivers" - Workshop

Women from the Upper Lake Melville Area are participating in a project called “Claiming Our Place: Women’s Relationship with Rivers” this weekend. It’s part of a bigger project that started last year that looks at the effects major economic change has on women in northern Canada. This weekend, the women will tell stories about the river and makes crafts that portray the stories. Three women are organizing this workshop. Petrina Beals from the Mokami Status of Women, Ja’net Cavanagh, who’s leading the workshops and Gail Baikie from Dalhousie University. Colleen Connors stopped by the conference room in the new women’s centre for a chat about the workshop.

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