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Thérèse Casgrain, feminist icon, quietly dropped as federal award namesake

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Thérèse Casgrain, a feminist icon and Quebec heroine who died in 1981, has been quietly removed from a national honour, to be replaced by a volunteer award bearing the prime minister’s banner. (Source: CBC)

Petition: Bank of Canada: Add women from Canadian history to Canadian bank notes (Change.org)

Petition: Restore the Thérèse Casgrain Volunteer Award (Liberal Party)

If you can’t get women out of the public sphere when they’re alive, by all means, do it when they’re dead. Blatant erasure of women from his story!

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Looking west, from Manzanita Trail, Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park, California. #hiking #CA #nationalparks

Looking west, from Manzanita Trail, Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park, California. #hiking #CA #nationalparks

— 4 days ago
#nationalparks  #ca  #hiking 
The canvas gets designed. #plasticcanvas #what!? #fiberarts #centralasia #decorativearts

The canvas gets designed. #plasticcanvas #what!? #fiberarts #centralasia #decorativearts

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#plasticcanvas  #what  #centralasia  #fiberarts  #decorativearts 
Like test tiles, in ceramic. #cotton #rayon #bananafiber #fiberarts #handdyed #weaving

Like test tiles, in ceramic. #cotton #rayon #bananafiber #fiberarts #handdyed #weaving

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#weaving  #fiberarts  #handdyed  #rayon  #bananafiber  #cotton 
Lavender. Sock soap. #exfoliating #wool #felting #handmade

Lavender. Sock soap. #exfoliating #wool #felting #handmade

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#wool  #handmade  #felting  #exfoliating 
Peg loom work  #handmade #weaving #fiberarts

Peg loom work #handmade #weaving #fiberarts

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#weaving  #handmade  #fiberarts 
Weaving, on a knit warp. Medium felting, leaving knit texture. #weaving #knit #knitting #felting

Weaving, on a knit warp. Medium felting, leaving knit texture. #weaving #knit #knitting #felting

— 2 weeks ago with 6 notes
#knit  #knitting  #weaving  #felting 
Fabric-ation. #fiberarts

Fabric-ation. #fiberarts

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#fiberarts 
Toys. #handmade #beads

Toys. #handmade #beads

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#beads  #handmade 
Loom assembly day! #fiberarts #weaving #handmade

Loom assembly day! #fiberarts #weaving #handmade

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#handmade  #weaving  #fiberarts