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The City of Sault Ste. Marie is proud to proclaim July 1, 2023 as Angeline Boulley Day. The proclamation honors author and advocate Angeline Boulley’s deep ties to the Sault Ste. Marie area, her dedication to Native American education, and the success of her debut novel Fire Keeper’s Daughter and sophomore novel Warrior Girl Unearthed.

A special proclamation ceremony taking place where the City of Sault Ste. Marie will honor Angeline Boulley at 3 p.m. on July 1 at Rotary Park near the Kids Fishing Pond will highlight the day.

Boulley has dedicated her career to serving tribal nations in the field of Indian Education. She has served as Director of the Office of Indian Education for the United States Department of Education in addition to being an author. She is a proud member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and has family ties in the Soo and on Sugar Island dating back generations.