Category Archives: Environmentalism

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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Sacred Trust Initiative

The Sacred Trust is an initiative of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation in British Columbia to stop the proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline project.  Its mandate is to oppose and stop the  pipeline project, which would see approximately 900 km of … Continue reading

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Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry is a Canadian-based non-profit online news outlet. It is a project deriving from the Center for World Indigenous Studies. Intercontinental Cry is made up of a network of “professors, editors, journalists, researchers and thought leaders who strive to enrich … 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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Indigenous Health Conference

This annual interdisciplinary conference is hosted by the Continuing Professional Development Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.  The conference has a strong focus on the voices of Indigenous people, and is committed to improving knowledge sharing and cultural sensitivity for better … Continue reading

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Rising Tide: Vancouver Coast Salish Territories

Rising Tide Vancouver Coast Salish Territories (RT – VST) is a grassroots environmental justice group committed to fighting the root causes of climate change and the interconnected destruction of land, water and air. RT – VST has recently been involved … Continue reading

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