MMIW Series: Nora Bernard

December 15, 2016 John Sandham
Sitting in her home in Millbrook First Nation near Truro, N.S., Natalie Gloade looks at a picture of her mother hanging on her wall. “It’s like she’s looking at me, smiling,” Gloade says. “I know […]

MMIW Series: Rowena Sharpe

December 15, 2016 Yu Zhang
Rowena Sharpe was a “true friend to the whole community,” her older sister Arlene Brooks remembers. Rowena was a member of St. Mary’s First Nation in New Brunswick. She was an “amazing” and optimistic daughter, […]

MMIW Series: Hilary Bonnell

December 15, 2016 Sixian Zuo
Pamela Marie Fillier says she would ask her daughter what she wanted to do when she grew up, and Hilary would say, “I don’t know, mom. I’m still a kid.” Hilary Bonnell was a “regular […]

MMIW Series: Michelle Marie Ginnish

December 14, 2016 Katie Short
Michelle Marie Ginnish from the Membertou First Nation in Nova Scotia was devoted to her family. Her aunts, Sheila and Debra Ginnish, remember her fondly as a passionate, smart and beautiful woman. “She had a […]
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