Name, powers of Justice League’s Cree heroine revealed at last

equinoxclose“Code-named Equinox, Miiyahbin is a 16-year-old from Moose Factory, Ontario, whose power comes from the Earth and changes with the seasons. As revealed in October, the character is inspired in part by Shannen Koostachin, a teenage activist who lobbied the federal government for a new school in Attawapiskat First Nation, on the James Bay Coast. Koostachin died in a car accident in 2010 at the age of 15.”

Read more, and see the CBC interview with artist Jeff Lemire at Comic Book Resources:

http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2014/03/lemire-reveals-name-powers-of-justice-leagues-cree-heroine/

 

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, launched in 2010 with the goal of creating Cree language literacy materials suitable for use by learners of all ages.

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