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The Oblates ran over a third of all federal Residential Schools. Their historic headquarters is being re-developed. What commemoration aspects can be included?

This is a crowd-sourced database of organizations, media outlets, calls to action, collective statements / demands, and other listings.

Greetings of the solstice, I’ve put together a summary of some of what I’ve been working on this year*. If you’re interested to read through it but not right now, please bookmark or otherwise do something as a reminder. Also please consider sharing this with peoples you know, if you think there’s something here that […]

Sacred Site in the city, paved for profit? ** UPDATE – NEW LINK FROM MAY 30, 2019 ** Detailed, annotated resource guide that has a lot of what was discussed at the walk, plus links to documentation and further information: https://equitableeducation.ca/2019/sacred-site-guide   ** ORIGINAL DETAILS IN ADVANCE OF WALKS ** Starts: Saturday 12:00 noon or […]

AUDIOS of mayoral candidate Clive Doucet and of Chief Harry St. Denis. VIDEOS of Carleton PhD student Kanatase Horn and of Algonquin Anishinabekwe and grandmother Verna McGregor. *Note that ‘the views expressed in these recordings are those of the speakers themselves’ and are independent of each other and of this website. scroll down to listen […]

Here are the different emails I’ve had with the Indigenous Affairs (INAC) Minister’s office as well as with the National Capital Commission (NCC), as I wrote to them in support of the demands issued by four Algonquin chiefs in October to protect the sacred site from Windmill Ltd’s pending “Zibi” condo-commercial development at the site, […]

Panel discussion and musical performances. Topics to be addressed include the spiritual significance of the area on the Ottawa River in the heart of Canada’s capital; Aboriginal land title and rights; the Asinabka vision of the late Algonquin leader Grandfather William Commanda for the site; Algonquin communities’ perspectives; settler/ally activism on this issue; and corporate/colonial […]

A compilation of links, quotes, videos and audio against the development planned for the sacred Asinabka / Akikodjiwan / Chaudiere Falls site on the Ottawa River (Kichisibi) on unceded Algonquin territory.   Note: Alongside the ‘Zibi’ condo/commercial development plans, Hydro Ottawa / Energy Ottawa has recently started destruction/construction (photos here & here) on a new […]