Category Archives: Land Struggles

Community Voices for Manoomin

Community Voices for Manoomin is a community-based advocacy group  in the Kawartha Lakes region in central Ontario. The group is made up of Indigenous and non-Indigenous members who advocate and support the rejuvenated and continued traditional harvesting of Manoomin (wild … Continue reading

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Parks Canada – Indigenous Relations

The creation of National Parks in Canada meant the sequestering of lands and removal of Indigenous peoples from their traditional territories as well as ways of life in order to create nature reserves and tourist areas managed by the colonial … Continue reading

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Canada Border Services Agency and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Collaboration

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) have co-developed a strategy to improve the border crossing experience of those who daily utilize or travel through the Akwesasne-Cornwall border crossing port of entry. The initiative has … 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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Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism Studies: Decolonizing Conference 2016

The Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism Studies (CIARS) brings together faculty, students and community organizations whose research interests and political commitments are in anti-racism and critical race studies. In November 2016, CIARS held its three-day international conference to lead critical discussions on the theme … 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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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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Ogimaa Mikana: Reclaiming/Renaming

Ogimaa Mikana is an art project that began in Toronto in 2013. It is an initiative of Hayden King and Susan Blight, two Indigenous artists and activists. The goal of the project is to restore original place names (i.e. street … 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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Free Grassy Narrows

Asubpeeschoseewagong– the Indigenous or Anishinaabe name for Grassy Narrows – is situated 80 kilometers north of Kenora, Ontario in Canada. Approximately 50 percent of community still depends on hunting, trapping, and gathering berries and medicines from the land. On December … Continue reading

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