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Ruby Thornton coordinates and facilitates the girls program at Sturgeon Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan, which takes place at Sturgeon Lake School. Ruby has been involved in the girls program for many years as a leader, role model, and advisor to the girls in the community and at the school.

Girl Power Program Inspires and Supports First Nations Girls in Sturgeon Lake

A quilt square painted of the Girl Power group.

Together with amazing support from the Canadian Women’s Foundation and a core group of volunteers at the community-level, I’ve been blessed and challenged to facilitate a program called Girl Power at Sturgeon Lake Central School on the Sturgeon Lake First Nation. We offer a safe space for all those who identify as girls, aged 10 […]



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