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Mazie Baker: Squamish Nation Warrior Elder

Mazie Baker: Squamish Nation Warrior Elder

Mazie Baker Book cover
KPU Surrey
Fir 132

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Discover Mazie Baker’s amazing story: how she overcame her illiteracy with a sharp mind, delightful sense of humour and a steel trap memory. She fought many battles with the Band Council, fighting for her people, her family, and financial transparency. She campaigned for Native Women’s rights across Canada and spoke her mind to Senate Committees in Ottawa. She was feisty, she knew no fear and would announce, “I bow to no-one. You have to stand up for what you believe in. This is the kind of person that I am “ Kay Johnston is the author of The Amazing Mazie Baker, The Squamish Nation’s Warrior Elder, Caitlin Press, a memoir with a Foreword by Senator Pat Carney. It has received excellent reviews and was nominated for a BC Book Prize and for The BC Historical Federation Book Award. Her first book, ‘Spirit of Powwow’, Hancock House, has now sold 3,000 copies, making it a Canadian best seller. She is a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada, The Federation of BC Writers, Shuswap Writers Group, President of the Shuswap Association of Writers and Festival Chair for Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival. It will be Kay’s absolute pleasure to introduce you to Mazie.

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America/Vancouver Mazie Baker: Squamish Nation Warrior Elder Discover Mazie Baker’s amazing story: how she overcame her illiteracy with a sharp mind, delightful sense of humour and a steel trap memory. She fought many battles with the Band Council, fighting for her people, her family, and financial transparency. She campaigned for Native Women’s rights across Canada and spoke her mind to Senate Committees in Ottawa. She was feisty, she knew no fear and would announce, “I bow to no-one. You have to stand up for what you believe in. Fir 132 KPU Surrey