Name, powers of Justice League’s Cree heroine revealed at last

equinoxclose“Code-named Equinox, Miiyahbin is a 16-year-old from Moose Factory, Ontario, whose power comes from the Earth and changes with the seasons. As revealed in October, the character is inspired in part by Shannen Koostachin, a teenage activist who lobbied the federal government for a new school in Attawapiskat First Nation, on the James Bay Coast. Koostachin died in a car accident in 2010 at the age of 15.”

Read more, and see the CBC interview with artist Jeff Lemire at Comic Book Resources:

http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2014/03/lemire-reveals-name-powers-of-justice-leagues-cree-heroine/

 

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, a not-for-profit in its seventh year of gathering and curating Cree language literacy materials on the web and creating connections between students, teachers, speakers and linguists across the Cree dialect-and-language continuum.
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