Jacqueline Shumiatcher

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Jacqueline Clay Shumiatcher, OC SOM (April 29, 1923 – February 1, 2021) was a French-born Canadian philanthropist, arts patron, and art collector. She and her husband Morris C. Shumiatcher began supporting the arts community in Regina, Saskatchewan.

In 2014 she donated 1,310 Inuit sculptures and paintings by the Regina Five, worth C$3 million, to the University of Regina. She was honored the Saskatchewan Order of Merit in 2001 and the Order of Canada in 2017. She was born in Vendin-le-Vieil, Pas de Calais.

Shumiatcher died on February 1, 2021 at the age of 97.[1]

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  1. "Well-known Regina philanthropist Jacqui Shumiatcher dies at age 97". CJME. 2 February 2021. Retrieved 2 February 2021.