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Reconciliation and Decolonisation in Suicide Prevention

QUITE tragically, as you are reading these first few words there is a high probability somebody will attempt to end their life by suicide. There is even a higher probability that that somebody is part of the LGBTI community, particularly if they are at the point of self-realisation and disclosure. 738 more words

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OTTAWA: Grieving, Healing, Honouring Ceremony & Feast for #MMIW with FSIS & NYSHN, OCT. 5, 2014, 5-8 PM, Victoria Island *Asinabka

There will be no vigil & no marching to parliament hill.

We will be gathering to feast and honour our loved ones through ceremony at Victoria Island. 60 more words

Raven E. Heavy Runner on "Make No Bones About It." September 21st, 2014 5pm

Raven Heavy Runner of the Northwest Two-Spirit Society, will shared with us on KAOS radio 89.3 fm, September 21, 2014 at 5pm. Raven will shared his experiences identifying as Two Spirit person, and identify differences between gay culture and traditional Native culture. Thanks again Raven!

Make No Bones Shows

[NEW INVITATION] Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) 2014 Conference

Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) 2014 Conference being held from 3-5 December 2014 at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia.

“Using decolonisation as a framework to engage with gender variant and sexuality diverse (LGBQTI) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders” … 7 more words

Mental Health

Strong Two-Spirit Leader Pruden Joins Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

Article by Vincent Schilling at Indian Country Today

9/13/14

On September 4, Harlan Pruden, (First Nations Cree) was appointed to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). 814 more words

Life

There is very little Indigenous anthropological material regarding the historical place of LGBTI Sistergirl and Brotherboy Indigenous Australians.

 Black Rainbow

There is very little Indigenous anthropological material regarding the historical place of LGBTI Sistergirl and Brotherboy Indigenous Australians. What has been accessible is predominately framed within sexual health or to be specific a HIV/AIDS context; not our histories or roles and functions. 373 more words

Indigenous

Nation Building at waniskåtån nîtisånitik: Indigenous Feminist and Two-Spirit Resistance

“Indigenous feminism and Two-Spirit resistance is integral to Indigenous Nationhood. Throughout countless Nations, and long before the first settler stepped foot on Turtle Island, Indigenous women and Two-Spirit peoples have long been spiritual, political, and community leaders” (Indigenous Women and Two-Spirit Harm Reduction Coalition). 339 more words

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