Archive: Ruby Slipperjack

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Ruby Slipperjack is a writer who spent her early years on her father's trap line on Whitewater Lake. After attending a residential school, she went to high school in Thunder Bay. She earned a B.A. in History and a B.Ed. In 1993 she received her M.A. from Lakehead University, where she worked as Coordinator of Native Students Support Services, and later as Acting Chair, Native Teachers Education Program. Her first novel, Honour the Sun, is widely used in schools.
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