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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Native American Super Hero

The first images of the new DC Comics teenage superhero inspired by Mighty Girl Cree education activist Shannen Koostachin were unveiled this week. The character named Equinox, a 16-year-old girl from the largely Cree community of Moose Factory, Ontario, will appear in a five-issue story arc in the forthcoming Justice League Canada series later this month.

To read about Shannen's inspiration for the character at or more about the new superhero at or
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