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— TRIGGER WARNING: some of this content may be emotionally distressing. For support, the 24-hour Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available toll-free: 1-866-925-4419 —   This past week in Montréal was the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada‘s Québec National Event, the fifth of seven such gatherings across the country. From April 24-27, […]

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    Six Cree youth and one guide started out in January from Whapmagoostui in Northern Quebec to walk to Ottawa, a journey of around 1600km. By the time they arrived the number of walkers had grown into the hundreds as people from the various communities on the route joined in. This is footage from […]

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Here is a good framework for reflection upon our work towards decolonization and Indigenous solidarity. They are questions put together by Craig Fortier of York University for his research on the subject. He recently interviewed me based upon these themes/questions, and I asked him if it was already to share this as I thought it […]

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Native peoples in this country have endured much worse than the disrespect Prime Minister Harper showed on Dec 21, tweeting about “mmm… bacon” while Attiwapiskat Chief Theresa Spence was on day 11 of a hunger strike that won’t end unless he agrees to a meeting between himself, the Governor General and First Nations leaders including […]

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by Greg Macdougall – originally published on rabble.ca Today, October 4, is the seventh annual day of Sisters in Spirit vigils to honour the lives of the too many missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. There are at least 156 vigils scheduled across Canada for 2012, with a few more in the […]

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Download/print this book: “Anishnaabemowin – Miinwa Anishnaabe zheyaawin: Our Language, Our Culture” – 64 pages (1.3 MB file size) The author, Gordon Shawanda, has given permission to make this book available here (and on the IPSMO site) for download at no cost for all aspiring students of Anishnaabemowin (Ojibwe language). It is divided into 18 […]

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Notes from a talk delivered by Carol Hopkins (Delaware First Nation of Moraviantown, Ontario) at the University of Ottawa, March 22nd 2012. Hosted by the Centre for Students with Disabilities – SFUO. the universe is made of stories not atoms – being able to share stories helps: heals, teaches research that decolonizes, heals, and offers […]

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by Greg Macdougall Inuit and non-Inuit alike marked World Suicide Prevention Day on Parliament Hill on Sept. 9 with an urgent message to government to take action against the crisis facing Inuit communities, where the suicide rate is 11 times higher than that in the rest of Canada. The major message was that a lack […]

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