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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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Panel discussion and musical performances. Topics to be addressed include the spiritual significance of the area on the Ottawa River in the heart of Canada’s capital; Aboriginal land title and rights; the Asinabka vision of the late Algonquin leader Grandfather William Commanda for the site; Algonquin communities’ perspectives; settler/ally activism on this issue; and corporate/colonial […]

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A group has formed to save the Islands at Chaudière Falls in Ottawa from being developed into condos, retail and office space. This handout includes an article on the situation as well as links to four videos and two audio interviews, and the contact info for the group: akikpautik@gmail.com Please print, make copies and distribute […]

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On art, community, relation, spirit and being – and a preview of the upcoming Shamanic Painting session they’re holding Jan 5 in Toronto (info below the video). Dalva Lamminmäki is a teacher with the Center for Finno-Ugric Shamanism in Helsinki, Finland. Hazel Bell-Koski is a multidisciplinary artist, transormative educator, and intergenerational community weaver – her […]

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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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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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A guide to understanding and using multimedia to build stronger communities through diversity in Canada — from the Multimedia & Multiculturalism Initiative of the United Nations Association in Canada. View/download it at this link (82-page PDF): English: http://mmunac.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TOOLKIT-mm1.pdf French: http://mmunac.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TOOLKIT-mm-FRENCH.pdf   From the introduction: This M&M Toolkit is about you. You will discover a wealth […]

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Saturday June 15 at Jack Purcell Community Centre. Web page: smallpressbookfair.blogspot.ca. To see the full photo album from the fair, please click here. Photos credit: Greg Macdougall, EquitableEducation.ca        

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