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