Six women, three Nations

How do you navigate being a Indigenous women in the 21st century?
These six women agreed to share their time and stories, to question themselves, and to challenge the objectifying and victimizing narratives on Native women. They were the key collaborators who made this project a reality. They are proud of their diverse origins, and affirm themselves as strong and resilient young women.

Learn about their journeys

Marie Kristine Petiquay
Raphaelle OBomsawin
Catherine Boivin
Jessica Ann Watso
Lisa Aubin Bérubé
Ivanie Aubin Malo

From top-left to bottom-right:
Marie Kristine, Atikamekw Nation: photographed by Gloria Malek
Raphaelle, Abenaki Nation: photographed by Louise Watson
Catherine, Atikamekw Nation: self-portrait
Jessica, Abenaki Nation: self-portrait
Lisa, Wolastoqiyik/Maliseet Nation: photographed by Catherine
Ivanie, Wolastoqiyik/Maliseet Nation: photographed by Louise Watson

The biographical interviews were conducted by Louise Watson in Odanak and Rivière du Loup, Quebec, between May 2016 and April 2017.