Tag Archives: British Colombia

Reconciliation Canada and Walk for Reconciliation

Reconciliation Canada is an organization dedicated to promoting dialogue and developing relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples towards the goal of building sustainable communities.  Inspired by the work of Gwawaenuk  Elder and Chief Robert Joseph, the initiative encourages individuals and … Continue reading

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Vancouver Dialogues Project

Between April, 2010 and July, 2011, the Dialogues Project brought together First Nations, urban Aboriginal organizations, and immigrant communities in Vancouver to engage in opportunities for cross-cultural understanding and relationship building.  The project sought to engage both Indigenous and immigrant … 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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University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Community and Politics

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia (UBC) has created this section on their website to “provide a starting point for those interested in understanding the myriad ways in which Aboriginal peoples have organized for increased political … Continue reading

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University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Government Policy

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia provides valuable information and historical overviews of Government Policy regarding Indigenous peoples in Canada. Historical accounts of topics including: The Indian Act, Reserves, the Royal Proclamation of 1763, The Residential … Continue reading

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