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
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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
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
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
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