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McMaster Indigenous Health Conference 2016: We Are All Implicated

BY SIMRAN DHUNNA

With the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, and increasing advocacy for the incorporation of indigenous history/knowledge into medical and post-secondary education, it was both topical and imperative for McMaster University to host its first… 937 more words

Cultural genocide: When we debate words, we delay healing - Payam Akhavan

Akhavan on the history and meaning of cultural genocide (reprinted in entirety):

What is “cultural genocide” and why does it matter? This powerful label was first adopted by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) last June.

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Aboriginal

Confront the racist crap and create real change

Three days after Australia Day, January 26,  Becky Chatfield, right, of Wagana Aboriginal Dancers in the Blue Mountains,  posted on Facebook – feeling cross . . 1,003 more words

Western Sydney Arts

Pre-inquiry on missing, murdered Indigenous women to be held in Edmonton

EDMONTON – Meetings will be held in Edmonton on Thursday to help the federal government shape a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women. 127 more words

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Wild Romance on Vinyl Valentines

DJ Kwe – Totem Gallery – A Special 4 hr ALL VINYL DJ set of Soulful House and Aboriginal Electronica. Sat Feb 13 8pm to 12am. 21 more words

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Lifetime Opportunity: Aboriginal Women Elders Seek Volunteer Women Carers

Starting February and March 2016, the Kapululangu Women Elders invite big-hearted women to live with them in Australia’s only Aboriginal Women’s Law and Culture Centre, in their extremely remote community of Balgo on the northern edge of the Great Sandy Desert of Western Australia. 17 more words