Happy International Women’s Day!

by Braden Murray

A black and white photograph of six snowshoers in Kenora. C1920s.

A black and white photograph of six snowshoers in Kenora. C1920s. From left to right: ____________ , Hattie Cameron, ___________ , Connie Wilcox, Margaret Johnson.

Today is March 8th—International Women’s Day.

On this snowy day we take a moment to think about and honour the women in our lives who have contributed so much, who have shaped our past, and who will continue to shape our future.

To one and all—Happy International Women’s Day!

Did you know?

The Lake of the Woods gold rush in the 1890s brought miners and investors from across North America.  By 1893 there were 20 working gold mines on the Lake of the Woods.