This list of 13 inspirational Indigenous women from Canada celebrates International Women’s Day and the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the globe. For example, Maatalii Okalik (Inuit Nunagat) is president of the National Inuit Youth Council, while Helen Oro (Nehiyaw Iskwe) is a mother and founder of her own accessories brand, Helen Oro Designs and Nikki Fraser (Secwepemc) is the youth representative for the Native Women’s Association of Canada. Read on to learn about the transformative work of Kakeka Thundersky (Anishinaabe), Lianne Charlie (Tagé Cho Hudän), Nigit’stil Norbert (Gwichya Gwich’in), Eriel Deranger (Denesuline), Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs (Kanien’kehaka), Silpa Suarak (Inuk), Amanda LeBlanc (Wolastoq Nation), Killa Atencio (Mi’kmaq), Riley Yesno (Anishinaabekwe) and Jenna Burke (Mi’kmaq). Photo credit: Lianne Charlie