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Q&A Interview with Ashley Callingbull
24.06.2015 at 7:34
NATIVE MEN’S MAGAZINE

Q&A Interview with Ashley Callingbull

After becoming Miss Canada I was able to use my voice and title to travel and work with youth across the globe. I was able to experience different cultures, have life changing experiences and it opened my eyes to what more I can do in my short life.

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NYTIMES
16.08.2015 at 8:33
NY Times

The beauty queen who launched a scathing diatribe against the Canadian government

Recently crowned Mrs. Universe Ashley Burnham survived a childhood of poverty and abuse, and is determined to use her newfound fame as a platform for change.

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29.08.2015 at 7:54
Buzzfeed

A Cree Woman From Alberta Just Won Mrs. Universe 2015

Ashley Burnham, a member of Enoch Cree Nation in Alberta, was just crowned Mrs. Universe 2015 at an event held in Minsk, Belarus. She is the first First Nations woman and the first Canadian to win.

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30.08.2015 at 7:27
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A First Nations Woman Just Won the Mrs. Universe Pageant

Enoch Cree Nation member Ashley Burnham has become the first woman from the First Nations to win the Mrs. Universe pageant, capturing the 2015 award at a ceremony held in Minsk, Belarus.

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30.08.2015 at 7:31
660 NEWS RADIO

Alberta woman named Mrs. Universe

Ashley Callingbull is the first Canadian and first nations woman to win the title.

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30.08.2015 at 7:56
Toronto Star

Cree woman from Alberta crowned Mrs. Universe 2015

An aboriginal woman from Alberta has won an international pageant for married women. Ashley Burnham, 25, was crowned Mrs. Universe 2015 in Minsk, Belarus, on Saturday. “I’m so proud to say I am now the new Mrs. Universe 2015!” Burnham wrote on Instagram, following her historic win. “I am the first First Nations woman to win this title! I am also the first Canadian Delegate to win as well!”

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31.08.2015 at 7:14
CBC NEWS

Ashley Callingbull’s Mrs. Universe win puts indigenous issues in the spotlight

The crowning of a Cree woman as the winner of the 2015 Mrs.Universe pageant is more than just a personal victory — it’s a chance to help confront some of the issues facing indigenous people in Canada, according to one band councillor.

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Ashley Callingbull — Destination Stardom After Mrs. Universe
31.08.2015 at 7:15
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Ashley Callingbull — Destination Stardom After Mrs. Universe

Ashley Callingbull — Destination Stardom After Mrs. Universe
by 2Paragraphs in Culture | August 31, 2015

Ashley Callingbull
Ashley Callingbull

You just have to hear her tell the story at the beginning of this video. Then you have to see her face in the second scene, when she’s says “I’m never scared.”

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31.08.2015 at 7:18
National Post

‘I think my culture saved me’ after abuse: Alberta’s Ashley Burnham after winning Mrs. Universe

EDMONTON — As soon as she returned home to Canada from Belarus, Ashley Burnham, the newly crowned Mrs. Universe, asked her husband to take her straight to KFC.

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Ashley Callingbull, First Nations woman, wins Mrs. Universe, fights stereotypes
31.08.2015 at 7:19
CBC NEWS

Ashley Callingbull, First Nations woman, wins Mrs. Universe, fights stereotypes

Ashley Callingbull, a young woman from the Enoch Cree Nation in Alberta, is an actor who has landed roles on network TV shows. Now, Callingbull has made history as the only First Nations woman to ever claim the title of Mrs. Universe.

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Canadian Cree woman wins wretchedly sexist contest
31.08.2015 at 7:21
AXIS OF LOGIC

Canadian Cree woman wins wretchedly sexist contest

Ashley Callingbull, whose married name is Ashley Burnham, was crowned as the winner in Belarus Saturday night.

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31.08.2015 at 7:23
CBC NEWS

Ashley Callingbull, First Nations woman, crowned Mrs. Universe

She gained attention after becoming the only First Nations contestant in the 2010 Miss Canada pageant. She said that while she got a lot of support, she was also the target of racist comments.

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31.08.2015 at 7:24
OUR WINDSOW

Torotno Star’s View: Beauty queen can be a role model for First Nations girls

Five years ago the Alberta Cree stood in front of a class of Oshawa high school students and noted she was representing aboriginal women in the Miss Universe Canada pageant. Stereotypes, she said, suggested she should be “a failure, a drunk, a drop-out, on welfare.” Instead she was there as an actress, model and motivational speaker.

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First Canadian Mrs. Universe setting an example for First Nations youth
31.08.2015 at 7:26
PANOW

First Canadian Mrs. Universe setting an example for First Nations youth

Saskatchewan powwow princesses are commending a role model—this year’s Mrs. Universe.

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31.08.2015 at 7:52
HELLO

Canadian Ashley Burnham Named Mrs. Universe 2015

Ashley Burnham has made history — two times over. This past weekend (Aug. 29), the stunning brunette became the first Canadian and First Nations contestant to ever claim the Mrs. Universe crown, similar to the popular Miss Universe pageant but catered to married contestants.

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Media Coverage
31.08.2015 at 8:29
CTV Canada AM

‘A perfect platform’: Canadian Mrs. Universe on embracing First Nations culture to survive abuse

The Alberta First Nations woman who won this year’s Mrs. Universe pageant wants to use her title as a platform to speak about the kinds of physical and sexual abuse she experienced as a child.

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Biography
01.09.2015 at 7:02
Toronto Star

Mrs. Universe calls for First Nations to vote out Harper

Days after being crowned Mrs. Universe, Canada’s Ashley Callingbull has called upon First Nations people to vote out Stephen Harper.

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2015 Mrs Universe, Ashley Callingbull, a Canadian Aboriginal woman. They Created A Monster. A Mrs Universe Monster. A First Nations Mrs Universe Monster!
01.09.2015 at 7:03
NEW MATILDA

2015 Mrs Universe, Ashley Callingbull, a Canadian Aboriginal woman. They Created A Monster. A Mrs Universe Monster. A First Nations Mrs Universe Monster!

Some believe that beautiful women in beauty pageants are there to been seen and not heard. Or at least, if they are to be heard, they’re meant to talk about ‘world peace’.

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New Mrs. Universe is a badass, outspoken role model
01.09.2015 at 7:07
Winnipeg Free Press

Mrs. Universe speaks up for indigenous women

Mrs. Universe speaks up for indigenous women

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