Tag Archives: Public Education

KAIROS Indigenous Rights Initiatives

KAIROS is working on a number of Indigenous Rights Public Education and Action initiatives.  This stems from the commitment of KAIROS to establishing and maintaining just and respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, recognizing Indigenous peoples as distinct peoples … Continue reading

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Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Based in Montreal, Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women is a grassroots solidarity collective which “works to eliminate violence and discrimination against Indigenous women living in Quebec.” As stated on their website, “The collective seeks to consult and collaborate … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools

Launched at the National Archives of Canada in 2001, “Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of the Residential Schools” is an exhibition that has toured all over Canada. As stated on the website, “the exhibition consists of 118 framed … Continue reading

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February 14th Annual Women’s Memorial March

Since 1991, the Women’s Memorial March has been held on Valentine’s Day each year in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Coast Salish Territories. As their website states, the purpose of the March is “to honour the memory of all women from the Downtown … Continue reading

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Walking With Our Sisters

Walking with Our Sisters was started by Métis artist Christi Belcourt and began with a call-out on Facebook in June 2012 for moccasin tops, known as vamps. By July 25, 2013, over 1,600 vamps had been received, created by women, … Continue reading

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Solidarity Halifax: Indigenous Solidarity Campaign

Solidarity Halifax is a “membership-based, pluralist, non-sectarian, democratic, anti-capitalist organization in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The group is organizing in the Halifax Regional Municipality and across Nova Scotia to create space for respectful dialogue, debate, activism and education on alternatives to capitalism.”

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R.A.V.E.N. Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs

RAVEN is “a non-profit charitable organization that provides financial resources to assist Aboriginal Nations within Canada in lawfully forcing industrial development to be reconciled with their traditional ways of life, and in a manner that addresses global warming and other … Continue reading

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Defenders of the Land

Defenders of the Land, “a network of Indigenous communities and activists in land struggle across Canada, including Elders and youth, women and men, was founded at a historic meeting in Winnipeg from November 12-14, 2008.” Defenders is “Indigenous-led, free of … Continue reading

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Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative

Kwilmu’kw Mar-klusuaqn means “we are seeking consensus.” The Mi’kmaq Rights Initiative “is seeking consensus on the best ways to implement their Aboriginal and treaty rights… for now, and for seven generations to come.” The Mission Statement of Kwilmu’kw Maw-klusuaqn Negotiation Office … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement – Ottawa (IPSMO)

IPSMO is “a grassroots organization that directly supports Indigenous peoples in diverse struggles for justice. We also work within communities to challenge the lies and half-truths about Indigenous peoples and colonization that dominate Canadian society.” The organization, which is a … Continue reading

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