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As part of the Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture exhibit at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, there was a symposium on December 5, 2013 entitled The Culture Makers: Conversations on Art and Cultural Adaptation. This is an 18-minute interview with three of the participants: symposium curator Candice Hopkins and artists Dylan […]

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VIDEO: She talks about not being pessimistic about bringing a child into the world, how it gives more urgency to the work, and what it takes to collectively sustain that over the long term. Filmed October 27, 2012 at the PowerShift Canada conference in Ottawa/Gatineau. (3min15sec)  

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“Disability Justice work is … new in the sense that we’re building the shared political framework and shared language, so it’s also a very exciting time.” – Mia Mingus Disability Justice deals with the oppression of disability, but at the same time deals with other systems of oppression and injustice – it is a ‘multi-issue […]

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3-1/2 minute video clip where Mingus explains the three aspects of the framework of Disability Justice. Recorded November 18, 2013 in Ottawa as part of a longer 20 minute video interview (which has now been posted).       TRANSCRIPT: Yeah there’s like three main pieces I feel like to Disability Justice that I think […]

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By: Greg Macdougall Niigaan: In Conversation is a grassroots project that brings Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples together for dialogue and discussion through workshops and symposiums. The most recent Niigaan event was the Odawa Community Talk-Show on Sept 15. The name Niigaan is an Anishinaabemowin word that the organizers chose to represent the themes of “at […]

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Come and view this film documenting the early history of the Mental Patients Association in Vancouver, and engage with a panel discussion including the film’s producers as well as local mental health activists. FREE ADMISSION — ALL WELCOME Wed Oct 16, 7pm at the Bronson Centre, room 215 211 Bronson Ave – http://goo.gl/maps/K3jgm Thurs Oct […]

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— PINNED POST / 2013 — Here’s me explaining what EquitableEducation.ca is about & why you might sign up for email updates.   SCROLL DOWN FOR RECENT CONTENT  

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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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