International Women’s Day: Roberta Jamieson – use your tools to inspire a new generation

Six Nations gathers to Celebrate International Women’s Day By: Chris Pimentel and Lynda Powless Writers Roberta Jamieson told a crowded Six Nations Community Hall it isn’t easy being an Indigenous woman. “All of us know it’s no easy task to be Iroquois women, and all of us also know, that there’s no one we’d rather be, “ said Jamieson. Jamieson, CEO of Indspire, a national indigenous education charity, was keynote speaker at the Six Nations International Women’s Day event last Wednesday. A former Ontario Ombudswoman, lawyer and Six Nations first female band council chief, she told the crowd, as women, they use the tools they find within themselves. “To do that, first we need to take stock of our own personal tool kit. What we’ve been taught is instructions from…

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