Draft:Katherine Hughes (activist)
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|Occupation||journalist, writer, political activist|
|Father Lacombe: The Black Robed Voyageur|
Katherine Hughes was a journalist, public servant, author and political activist.
- She graduated with a first-class teacher's license in 1892.
- Founded the Catholic Indian Association.
- Stopped teaching in 1902.
- Began working for the Montreal Daily Star.
- Covered St. Louis World's Fair in 1904.
- Edmonton charter of Canadian Women's Press Club (CWPC).
- 1906 - began working at the Edmonton Bulletin.
- 1908 - first provincial archivist. During her career, she worked for Premier Alexander Rutherford and Premier Arthur Sifton.
- Wrote Father Albert Lacombe's biography. Father Lacombe: The Black Robed Voyageur.
- 1912 - founded Catholic Women's League of Edmonton.
- 1913 - went to London, England for work.
- Katherine Hughes was against Women's Suffrage, although there is very little evidence about why she did not support the movement. (Note: which seems odd. Do more research about the evidence involved of her being against Women's Suffrage.)
- Anti-imperialist views became controversial. RCMP was involved (Note: clarify how/why)
- Left Canada for Australia. One of the biographies she had written (Note: title?) credited her as an editor instead of the author. (Note: verify information with other sources)
- "Hughes, Katherine (Catherine) Angelina". Dictionary of Canadian Biography. University of Toronto. Retrieved 5 January 2019.