Six Nations author nominated to be first female on Canadian money
A Six Nations historical figure may soon be the first woman to appear on Canadian money.
Pauline Johnson, also known in Mohawk as Tekahionwake lived from 1861 to 1913. She was a writer and performer popular in the late 19th century.
Johnson was notable for her poems and performances that celebrated her Aboriginal heritage and was one of Canada’s first iconic writers.
To be eligible to appear on the new bill, the woman must be a Canadian who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, achievement or distinction in any field that has benefitted the people of Canada.
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