Category Archives: One-time Event

The Decolonizing Lens

The University of Manitoba hosted this event, where they screened and discussed the work of Indigenous women artists who call attention and respond to the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirited People in Canada. There were … Continue reading

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The Next 150, On Indigenous Lands: Congress 2017

Canada’s sesquicentennial offers an important opportunity to critically reflect on the nation’s past and seek to build a better, more inclusive and just future. Congress 2017 invites participants to acknowledge the country’s colonial past and present practices, and forge new … Continue reading

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Unify Toronto Dialogues presents: Indigenous Rights Holders, Indigenous Land Defenders

This session of Unify Toronto Dialogues explored how exercising Indigenous Rights and re-establishing Indigenous governance are the best, if not the only, hope for protecting the land and water from further assault and beginning the process of regeneration. Presenters looked … Continue reading

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Decolonizing the Table: An Evening on Indigenous Food Sovereignty

Resetting the Table, Food Secure Canada’s (FSC) 9th Assembly, brought 900 participants passionate about healthy, just and sustainable food together on October 13, 2016 at Ryerson University in Toronto. Indigenous food sovereignty was at the forefront of the conversations. The Assembly … Continue reading

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Reconciliation 101 for Settlers

The O’Kaadenigan Wiingashk Collective’s Beats & Braids Festival is a unique event that has weaved together artists, community members, and local and visiting Indigenous talent from across Turtle Island. While this festival is a celebration of music, there was a … Continue reading

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River Run 2016: Healthy river, healthy people

In Spring 2016, individuals from Grassy Narrows First Nation traveled 1700 km to Toronto, Ontario to address Premier Kathleen Wynne. They demanded justice, and for the 9000 kg of mercury that was dumped in their river in the sixties to … Continue reading

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Re-Igniting the Sacred Power of Creation: Essential Knowledges for Transformative Action

Re-Igniting the Sacred Power of Creation: Essential Knowledges for Transformative Action, is the name of the first Indigenous Environmental Studies/Sciences (IESS) conference. It was held at Trent University April 22-24, 2016. The conference brought together Indigenous elders and knowledge holders … Continue reading

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