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Presentation/Q&A of Marcelo Sabuc Xalcut, national coordinator of the Highlands Committee of Small-Farmers (CCDA) in Guatemala, building solidarity for circumstances where 21 human rights defenders have been killed this year amidst an escalating political crisis. Full writeup to come… These audio of Marcelo Sabuc, CCDA, from tour of Canada are posted for timeliness with both […]

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Two Brazilian activist-lawyers spoke about the new president Jair Bolsonaro and the dangers of his fascism, to some 50 people at an event in Ottawa four days after his election. The event, entitled “Brazil: A Return to Fascism?”, featured Maria Lusia Mendonca and Max Garcez, hosted by Inter Pares along with the Blue Planet Project […]

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Individual recordings of eleven of the rally speakers sharing personal stories, providing context, expressing outrage and calling for change, in light of the Jian Ghomeshi verdict. Approximately 200 people attended the event on March 25, rallying at the Ottawa courthouse and then marching to Parliament Hill.   Recordings below – recorded and produced by Greg […]

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Dec. 19 Asinabka / Akikodjiwan panel discussion & musical performances, as part of Phil Ochs Festival in Ottawa, unceded Algonquin territory. Link to full video on Youtube (embedded directly below) and also the podcast/audio recording (and direct mp3 download). The following are the start times for each individual speaker/singer in the full video, along with […]

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91-minute audio recording: Protecting Asinabka / Akikodjiwan from Windmill’s planned “Zibi” $1.2bn condo-commercial development on the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa/Gatineau, unceded Algonquin territory. From December 19, 2015 as part of the Phil Ochs Festival. Listen here (or the mp3 file): Recorded by Judith Matheson, FreeTheFalls.ca and Birth 2012 Ottawa Gatineau   VIDEO STILL TO […]

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78 minute audio recording of talk by Research and Policy Director of the Algonquin Nation Secretariat, Peter Di Gangi, presented December 8th 2015 at Octopus Books in Ottawa, unceded Algonquin territory – also available is a 74 minute version for use in burning to standard CD format. Audio player embedded below. Outline of talk: The […]

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From June 15 to June 22, 2014, ‘A Walk For Mother Earth’ continued the journey of ‘Peoples for Mother Earth’ (‘Les peuples pour la Terre Mère‘). They walked 140km over 8 days, from Kanehsatà:ke (or Hudson QC) to Ottawa ON, to continue efforts to oppose pipelines here and elsewheres. The original ‘Les peuples pour la […]

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The Sixties Scoop was a period of Canadian child welfare policy during which an estimated 16,000 Indigenous children were removed from their homes and adopted into non-Indigenous homes.   Angela Ashawasegai is an Ojibway a member of Henvey Inlet First Nations. She is a writer, poet, mental health advocate and is now entering the realm […]

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