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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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Includes: 3min VIDEO | ARTICLE with PDF | WEB LINKS | 93min VIDEO/PLAYLIST of speakers & music — Community efforts to protect the Chaudiere Falls site in Ottawa from the “Zibi” condo plans of Windmill Development Group, just upriver from Canada’s Parliament Buildings. This historic sacred / cultural site on the Ottawa River (Kichi Zibi) […]

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An interview posted in honour of the late Secwepemc Elder and Warrior Wolverine upon the occasion of his recent passing, that includes him speaking about legal principles of Native land title and rights in Canada, a legal fight concerning land rights that he was involved with from 1989-95, and the softwood lumber agreement issue. The […]

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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, […]

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In honour of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women – a collection of links to media resources: written articles, downloadable anthologies, and video & audio of interviews and public talks.   2015 marks the 10th year of SIS vigils on October 4th honouring the lives of MMIW. ((UPDATE: removed descriptions and links for 2015 event listings)) […]

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 The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada on Indian Residential Schools closes its multi-year mandate with events here in Ottawa over the next few days. Here are listings of official TRC events open to the public as well as others being held independently that are related in theme. These listings may change and are not […]

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Pam Palmater on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls; Walking With Our Sisters; and, Extending the Conversation. As published in the Leveller Vol 7 No 6 (March 2015) Also available with a fourth article, “Survivors Lead in Fighting Indigenous Women Crisis” by Francella Fiallos, in online viewer or as a printable two-page 11×17 pdf […]

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