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Surviving in the Hour of Darkness

The Health and Wellness of Women of Colour and Indigenous Women

edited by G. Sophie Harding, contributions by Beldan Sezen; Rosamond S. King; Talata Reeves; Carla R. Ribeiro; Notisha Massaquoi; Troy Hunter; CiajDiann M. Harris; Neeta Singh; Charmaine Crawford; Wendy Vincent; Kristine Maitland; Ingrid Rivera; Nora Burrell; Valerie Wood; Layla Hassan; Bishakha Chowdhury; Judith K. Witherow; Vera M. Wabegijig; Sima Qadeer; Dr. Ana Bodnar; Crystal E. Wilkinson; Farah M. Shroff; Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard; Ingrid Waldron; Danda Hammadieh; Karen Flynn; Gitane Williams; Rolanda C. Kane; Marisa Marharaj; Pitche Wasayananung; Shirley Brozzo; Anakana Schofield; Heather MacLeod; Naomi North; Lorraine Thomas; Roxane Tracey & Linda Cornwell

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Surviving in the Hour of Darkness:The Health and Wellness of Women of Colour and Indigenous Women addresses the health issues - physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual - of black women, First Nations women, and other women of colour. The book is a collection of scholarly essays, case studies, personal essays, poetry, and prose written by over 45 contributors. It illustrates, through the voices of many women, that gender, religious, cultural, and class background strongly influence how one experiences illness, how and when one is diagnosed, and how one is treated within the healthcare system. The book also focuses on the need for cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness in the delivery of health services.

Surviving in the Hour of Darkness :The Health and Wellness of Women of Colour and Indigenous Women aims to promote and generate knowledge with and about minority women while identifying key strategies for promoting their health, thus contributing to a broader understanding of how the experience of being a minority woman affects one's health and well-being.

With Contributions By: Byllye Y. Avery Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard Dr. Ana Bodnar Shirley Brozzo Nora Burrell Bishakha Chowdhury LindaCornwell Charmaine Crawford Karen Flynn Randa Hammadieh CiajDiannHarris Layla Hassan Troy Hunter Rolanda C. Kane Rosamond S. King Heather MacLeod Kristine Maitland Marisa Marharaj Notisha Massaquoi Naomi North Sima Qadeer Talata Reeves Carla R. Ribeiro Ingrid Rivera Anakana Schofield Beldan Sezen Farah M. Shroff Neeta Singh Lorraine Thomas Roxane Tracey Wendy Vincent Vera M. Wabegijig Ingrid Waldron Pitche Wasayananung Crystal E. Wilkinson Gitane Williams Judith K. Witherow Valerie Wood

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G. Sophie Harding

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Beldan Sezen

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Rosamond S. King

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Talata Reeves

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Carla R. Ribeiro

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Notisha Massaquoi

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Troy Hunter

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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CiajDiann M. Harris

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Neeta Singh

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Charmaine Crawford

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Wendy Vincent

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Kristine Maitland

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Ingrid Rivera

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Nora Burrell

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Valerie Wood

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Layla Hassan

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Bishakha Chowdhury

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Judith K. Witherow

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Vera M. Wabegijig

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Sima Qadeer

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Dr. Ana Bodnar

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Crystal E. Wilkinson

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Farah M. Shroff

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Ingrid Waldron

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Danda Hammadieh

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Karen Flynn

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Gitane Williams

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Rolanda C. Kane

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Marisa Marharaj

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Pitche Wasayananung

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Shirley Brozzo

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Anakana Schofield

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Heather MacLeod

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Naomi North

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Lorraine Thomas

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Roxane Tracey

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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Linda Cornwell

Grisselda (Sophie) Harding is a student and employee at York University in Toronto. Her writing is an expression of her desire to change the world and help make life better for herself and others. Sophie's first anthology was entitled Our Words/Our Revolutions: Di/Verse Voices of Black Women, First Nations Women, and Women of Colour in Canada. Some of Sophie's work has been used in projects such as the Teen Violence Prevention Initiatives with Women's Habitat and the Women, Violence, and Adult Education Project Source Book, which is aimed at examining the effect of violence in terms of learning and education for women.
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