Indigenous Women: Pauline Johnson paved the way for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous women

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Emily Pauline Johnson (10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), also known by her Mohawk stage name Tekahionwake (pronounced dageh-eeon-wageh, literally ‘double-life’), was a Canadian poet, author, and performer who was popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries   Johnson was well known for her poems, short stories, and performances that celebrated her mixed-race heritage, drawing from both her Indigenous and English background. Her most popular books of… Read more »