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Globe, Arizona (ICC)
Fournel hopes stories such as Titla’s will give young people positive role models. “I wanted this book to be an inspiration for kids – you don’t have to be a size 0 to be successful.”Other women featured in the book include Osage ballerina Maria Tallchief; first woman chief of the Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller; and author, environmentalist and once a candidate for vice president Winona LaDuke.
Fournel was born in Winnipeg and raised in Calgary. She completed a book and magazine diploma at Centennial College.Great Women from our First Nations is part of the Women’s Hall of Fame series published by Second Story Press in Canada and The Book Publishing Company in the U.S.
It is available in local bookstores and at the library.