Tag Archives: Social Media

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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Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society Journal Blog

This is the blog counterpart to an academic journal with the same name, “which centers and privileges various forms of Indigenous knowledges, epistemologies and methodologies for the purpose of decolonization at all levels.” The blog’s intention is to create a … Continue reading

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#urbanindian

#urbanindian is a hashtag active on social media outlets such as Instagram and Twitter. The idea is for urban Indigenous populations to create posts and images documenting their everyday lives living in urban areas. The intention is to create more … 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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Gregory Scofield’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Twitter Project

Since January 2013, Métis poet, storyteller, professor and activist Gregory Scofield has been carrying out a project in order to raise awareness of the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women taking place on Turtle Island. He is tweeting one … Continue reading

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Lawyer’s Rights Watch Canada (LRWC): First Nations’ Rights

The LRWC is “a committee of Canadian lawyers who promote human rights and the rule of law by providing support to human rights defenders in danger.” The non-profit society was founded in 2000 and is based in Vancouver, BC. The LRWC … Continue reading

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Defend Our Coast

With First Nations leadership, civil society organizations and thousands of British Columbians participated in a mass day of action on October 2012 at BC’s legislature in Victoria. Two days later more than 70 actions took place in communities all across … Continue reading

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Free the Children: Aboriginal Programming

Free the Children’s Aboriginal Programming offers non-Aboriginal youth an opportunity to learn about Aboriginal peoples, history, traditions, and more. “Through campaigns, leadership programs, inspirational We Day events, lesson plans, video clips, blog posts and social media channels, Free the Children is … Continue reading

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