Michelle Thrush
Bullying Survivor
Female | Calgary, AB   Canada
Bullied for her heritage
Bullying Type: Emotional
Posted By: Prominence
1/02/14 11:36 PM
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Michelle Thrush is a well known Cree actress who knows all too well what it's like to be 'type cast' by society. Growing up as a Native in Canada definitely had it's struggles, while everyone held a prejudices over her head. 'DIRTY SQUAW' was a word she would frequently hear from those too ignorant to know any better.

Today Michelle uses her fame to travel North America, working with numerous fundraisers. She recently won a Gemini (Canadian version of an Emmy) for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role. She has been in various television series', including 'Blackstone', 'Arctic Air', 'North Of 60' and 'Northern Exposure'. Not to mention she has graced the big screen for movies such as 'Pathfinder' and acted alongside Johnny Depp in the cult classic 'Dead Man'. Michelle takes being a role model to her Native followers extremely serious and hopes to one day break the prejudice words associated with her race.



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