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Stepping Up: Real-life Wonder Woman flies humanitarian aid into remote Indigenous towns – The Globe and Mail

This is part of Stepping Up, a series introducing Canadians to their country’s new sources of inspiration and leadership.

There are lots of reasons people think of Teara Fraser as a wonder woman. She was a single mom struggling to make ends meet when she decided she wanted more from her life. Now she owns the first female-run Indigenous airline, pilots her plane to remote communities in support of the emerging Indigenous tourism market, actively supports other women and Indigenous entrepreneurs, is working on her PhD in Human Development and, during the pandemic, has begun airlifting essential supplies to Northern communities isolated by COVID-19.

Fraser’s journey from working entry-level jobs to launching an airline that runs humanitarian flights is the kind of triumphant story that super hero comics are written about. In fact, it’s one of 18 featured in an upcoming graphic novel anthology by DC Comics called Wonderful Women of History, scheduled to be released in 2021. Ms. Fraser says seeing her story chronicled alongside those of women like the late U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, musician Beyoncé and athlete Serena Williams has left her in awe.

Read More: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-stepping-up-an-indigenous-owned-airline-helps-northern-communities/