JOHN AND ALICE TEPPER MARLIN PAY THEIR RESPECTS TO Canada's "Famous Five"
Who Fought For canadian Women's right To Be Recognized As Persons
first elected woman
|The "Famous Five" on Parliament Hill.|
1951 – Aboriginal women covered by the Indian Act could vote for band councils.
1960 – Aboriginal women could vote in federal elections. All Canadian women finally had the right to vote.
Read more about the fight by Canadian women to win the vote on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation website for Canada: A People's History. Just click here. Or check out this site section15.ca here.