Category Archives: Women

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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#callresponse

Strategically centering Indigenous women as vital presences across multiple platforms, #callresponse is a multifaceted project that includes a website, social media platform, touring exhibition and catalogue (forthcoming in 2017). The purpose of #callresponse is to support the work of Indigenous North … Continue reading

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11 Indigenous podcasts for your listening pleasure

Time to decolonize the airwaves! There are loads of podcasts created and hosted by Indigenous people that aim to tell stories from an Indigenous perspective. From true crime to current affairs, sci-fi analysis to music storytelling, this list covers a … Continue reading

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Decolonizing Workshops: Supporting Women Affected by Sexualized Violence

The Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW) Rape Crisis Centre in Vancouver, B.C. works to end all forms of violence against women. The Centre offers one-day training sessions for service providers on decolonizing praxis.  The training is designed for Community-based … Continue reading

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Butterflies in Spirit

Butterflies in Spirit is a Vancouver dance troupe started in 2012 by Lorelei Williams. Their mission is to raise awareness of violence against Aboriginal Women and Girls and the Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls across Canada. It is … Continue reading

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Tears 4 Justice

This is a grassroots volunteer based community run organization to raise awareness for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and children. They have a Tears 4 justice walk every year to honour and remember the missing and murdered Indigenous women … Continue reading

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âpihtawikosisân Blog

The website âpihtawikosisân (the Plains Cree word for Métis) is a blog written by Chelsea Vowel, a Métis woman from the Cree territory of Lac St. Anne, Alberta, who is currently living in Montréal and teaching Inuit youth at an … Continue reading

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#AmINext

#AmINext is a social media campaign that was started by Holly Jarrett which asks Indigenous women to post photos of themselves with a sign that reads “AmINext?”. Her intention in starting the campaign was to raise more awareness about the … Continue reading

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#STOLENSISTERS

#STOLENSISTERS is a hashtag active on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram that is attached to posts related to missing and murdered Indigenous women. It is a good way to access links to recently written articles and blog posts, and information about … Continue reading

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#MMIW

#MMIW is a hashtag active on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets used to document posts relating to the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. It is a good way to access recent posts on Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

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