Tag Archives: Women

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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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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10 Missing Women RCMP Campaign

The campaign was started in October 2013 and was used as an opportunity to try to create awareness surrounding the growing disappearances of Aboriginal women in Canada. It was created to coincide with the visit of James Anaya, a UN … Continue reading

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Idle No More

Idle No More (INM) is an ongoing Indigenous-lead social movement that began in December 2012. The Idle No More manifesto states: Idle No More calls on all people to join in a peaceful revolution, to honour Indigenous sovereignty, and to … Continue reading

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Mother Earth Water Walk

The Mother Earth Water Walks are annual walks lead by Anishinaabe Grandmothers. The walks, started by Josephine Mandamin in 2003, are yearly spiritual celebrations of water. Indigenous women and men, along with allies, walk around an entire body of water, … Continue reading

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Walking With Our Sisters

Walking With Our Sisters in a commemorative art installation for missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada. The website states: It is estimated that 600+ native women in Canada have gone missing or have been murdered in the last 20 … Continue reading

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