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She went to Belarus, she saw, and she conquered.
As we told you on Friday, Ashley Callingbull -- married Name Ashley Burnham -- was in Minsk, Belarus, competing in the 2015 Mrs. Universe pageant. The Mrs. Universe competition (as opposed to Miss Universe) is only open to married contestants. And as we also told you, Callingbull had a very good shot at winning.
And she won. The model/actress/advocate who can be seen on the APTN series Blackstone was quick to hail her good fortune as a victory for Turtle Island's Indigenous people.
"Representing First Nations on the international stage was the best feeling in the world," she wrote on Facebook. "I'm so proud to be MRS Universe 2015."
A media frenzy has ensued. Callingbull reported on Sunday that she had already done 15 interviews since returning to Toronto. Here's one from CBC:
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