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Nation-wide billboard project features Indigenous women

 

Last updated 9/10/2018 at 3:32pm

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WINNIPEG-Starting in August, 174 billboards across Canada took on a new look, highlighting the work of 50 Indigenous women.

The Resilience project runs from coast to coast. Images by 50 First Nations, Inuit and Métis women will serve as a highly visible celebration of Indigenous women and make the Indigenous culture more visible. A goal of the project is to give the non-native public, which still lives in much ignorance about the first inhabitants of Canada, a positive visual of their Indigenous neighbors and the community histories. The billboards are also designed to be an inspiration t...



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