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by ahnationtalk on December 6, 2017152 Views
Dec 05, 2017
‘Council doesn’t accurately reflect our population and it’s time for men to support women on council’
It all started when Kristen Rivers’ 11-year-old daughter told her she wanted to be prime minister when she grew up.
“I wanted to make sure I had the courage to follow my dreams so she can follow hers,” the Squamish and Kwakwakwakw mother said from her Capilano reserve home.
But River’s decision to run for one of the Squamish Nation’s coveted 16 councillor positions came from a loftier goal.
“Our council has never been made up of more than 20 per cent women” she said.
“Women have been under-represented on decisions made at that table that affect all of us,” she added.
Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/meet-the-indigenous-youth-vying-to-change-the-face-of-the-squamish-nation-1.4433947
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