EARLY LIFE: Lelia Marie Faulkner was born on September 26, 1986 to Susan and Rick Faulkner. Growing up in Troy, Alabama, she was a smart and outgoing girl who got straight-As and was named valedictorian of her class. After high school, Lelia moved to Montgomery, Alabama for college. However, her education got sidetracked after she
EARLY LIFE: Patricia “Patsy” Favel was born on February 10, 1966 to Alice Berger and Wilfred Favel. She was one of six children, and her siblings were Gary, Maxine, Alvin, Donny and Sharon. The family were members of Saskatchewan’s Kawacatoose First Nation, located 200km from Saskatoon. While initially placed in foster care, she was later returned
EARLY LIFE: Roxanne Elaine Fleming was born Rosanne Darcy Copeland in 1964. A member of British Columbia’s N’Quatqua Band, she was put up for adoption just a few months after she was born and placed in the care of a family not from the First Nations community. Growing up, she was known as a vibrant
EARLY LIFE: Roxanne Marie Isadore was born on October 14, 1982 in High Prairie, Alberta. Her mother, Dorothy Blue, was 17 years old at the time and was already raising her other daughter, 2-year-old Nicole. Following Roxanne’s birth, Dorothy gave birth to two more girls, Nicole and Rollanda. The family are members of the Driftpile Cree
EARLY LIFE: Selina Wallace was one of 10 children born to a family from the We Wai Kai First Nation, located in Quadra Island’s Cape Mudge, across from the Campbell River in British Columbia. Growing up, she was known to be very family-oriented, spending the summers picking berries with her mother and fishing with her father.