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Verna Patronella Johnston
, 1909-


Ojibwa author and expert on helping Native American youth adapt to urban life. She opened the first boarding house for Native American students in Toronto, Canada. She traveled to over 124 different reserves, speaking on reserve and urban life.

Awards and Honors

1976 Indian Woman of the Year (Native Women’s Association of Canada)


Books by Verna Patronella Johnston:

Johnston, Verna Patronella. Gifts from the Indian culture
1972 .

Johnston, Verna Patronella. Tales of Nokomis
Toronto, Ont. : Stoddart, 1994 1975 .
Genre: Folklore
ISBN: 0773756906

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