Saskatchewan women (🇨🇦) petitioned for the right to vote on Valentine's Day 1916 and got the right to vote exactly one month later on March 14th. Even then we celebrated Galentines. 😉
  1. To commerate the centennial the Diefenbaker Centre is touring an exhibit celebrating Saskatchewan Suffrage.
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  2. Sisters United.
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    Our colours were the same as Great Britain 🇬🇧.
  3. Revolution
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    Was thought to be the only way to guarantee change - the more things change the more they stay the same.
  4. The American colours were black and gold.
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    On occasion, we sported them as well. Such a stylish outfit for a progressive young lady.
  5. Vote. Vote. Always vote.
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    One must speak up. Our federal and provincial budgets came out this week and there is much to say.
  6. A woman's place was seen to be in the home.
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    Cooking and canning and cleaning. Can you name all these items?
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    The sad iron was very sad. 😉
  8. Teas brought ladies together to plot and plan.
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    I want those plates. The museum had a tea yesterday to open the exhibit here.
  9. I had company over today for tea.
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    Before I started school I went almost daily with my mother to the neighbours for tea and cookies.
  10. A woman' sphere
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    Is everywhere.
  11. I got a Votes for Women button yesterday.
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    The way things are I might need it sometime in the future. (I really hope not).
  12. Sisters united
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    To identify themselves through action and color. Sisters Unite.
  13. A brooch
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    Could convey a message of solidarity without anyone needing to say a word.
  14. Saskatchewan women got the vote just before WW1
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    Because the reigning government assumed that we would be grateful and support their interests and not necessarily our own.
  15. Vote always.
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    Always vote.
  16. Remember all rights are hard fought for so we need to keep fighting so that our descendants can also enjoy these privileges.
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