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Interviewed here by Craig Fortier for a research project on decolonization and Indigenous solidarity, Greg Macdougall has been active with IPSMO, the Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement Ottawa, for the past five years. Prior to that he was already involved in independent media organizing and media-making; he has published an Aboriginal Understanding booklet that includes some […]

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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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A video and accompanying article explaining the positions of sex worker rights’ organizations and allies in advocating for the safety and human rights of sex workers in Canada, specifically in regards to the Bedford case being heard at the Supreme Court. Nine minute video from June 8 Ottawa Community Teach-In, featuring speakers Leslie Robertson (Galldin […]

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Final (former) CEO Simon Brascoupé on the work NAHO had been doing and what it will mean now that the organization has been closed due to a federal government 2012 budget funding cut decision. 20 minute video (link on youtube) and accompanying article below.     Millions sought NAHO information by Greg Macdougall This article […]

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PDF versions (for offline reading, use as handouts): Four 8.5×11 pages (single- or double-sided printing) Two 11×17 pages (double-sided printing then fold) —- People are Mad. And they’re doing something about it. Mental health awareness is gradually gaining ground, and so are radical alternatives to mainstream approaches. Community-based initiatives by and for the so-called crazies […]

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Simple, deep truths – Algonquin Elder Albert Dumont in discussion with Dalva Lamminmäki, a keeper of Finno-Ugric Shamanism and traditions (25min). Recorded 27 April 2013 outside of Greely, a southern part of the city of Ottawa. Dalva Lamminmäki is a healer in the tradition of Finno-Ugric shamanism. She traces her lineage to the ancient practices […]

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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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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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