Girls from Sipekne’katik First Nation Present Story of Peaked Cap Project in New York


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Two young women from Sipekne’katik First Nation, Hants County, are part of Canada’s delegation to the United Nations 61st Congress on the Status of Women in New York. 

Shurenda Michael and Michaela Julian will present a workshop, Wednesday, March 15, on indigenous girls’ leadership. It will feature the story of Nova Scotia’s Peaked Cap Project which is a Mi’kmaq approach to the United Nations Girls’ Roundtable model.

“It’s a great opportunity to bring back to young women in my community, to show them there are possibilities for us, and there is a world out there that we are part of,” said Ms. Michael.

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