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Forum Theater | Intercultural Understanding | "I have to tell my story"

A forum theater is an audience-interactive theater in which a short (5-8 minutes) theatrical piece is run from the beginning to the end and is re-run again to allow for audience participation or intervention. 631 more words


Ending violence against Aboriginal women and girls must be a priority for Canadians in election year

OTTAWA – With federal political parties preparing for an election year, Amnesty International and the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) are calling on Canadians to help make ending violence against Aboriginal women and girls a priority for all politicians. 636 more words

Shared Path with Carrying-Place First Nations

Plaques highlight the First Nations stories relating to the Humber watershed. Back in October 2011 at an official ceremony representatives of the Six Nations of the Grand River, the Mississaugas of the New Credit and the Huron-Wendat First Nation were joined by folk from Heritage Toronto and Toronto and Region Conservation at Etienne Brule Park on the Humber River. 75 more words

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Wyandot Tehaondechoren - 'He who splits the country in two'

This Wednesday evening please join the Writers’ Ink Alton Chapter to hear Dr.John Steckley, a Canadian scholar specializing in Native American studies and the indigenous languages of the Americas. 112 more words

Alton Chapter

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs calls for child welfare revamp

WINNIPEG – A Manitoba aboriginal group says the province’s child welfare system is part of an ongoing “genocide” and needs to be completely overhauled.

First Nations children are being seized from their parents in record numbers and are being deprived of their family bonds and their culture, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs said. 74 more words


Honouring the Mississaugas

On September 28th Heritage Mississauga unveiled a commemorative plaque at Stavebank Road South at the harbour in Port Credit.  This recognizes the members of the… 299 more words

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Assembly of First Nations wants outside probe in Tina Fontaine death

WINNIPEG – The Assembly of First Nations is calling for an independent probe of how police handled the disappearance of a teen whose body was eventually pulled from the Red River wrapped in a bag. 465 more words