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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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78 minute audio recording of talk by Research and Policy Director of the Algonquin Nation Secretariat, Peter Di Gangi, presented December 8th 2015 at Octopus Books in Ottawa, unceded Algonquin territory – also available is a 74 minute version for use in burning to standard CD format. Audio player embedded below. Outline of talk: The […]

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by Greg Macdougall originally published in the Centretown Buzz The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) described it as “the most formidable obstacle now faced by the condo project” in an article on November 26. It was on that day that APTN, preceded a few hours earlier by FreeTheFalls.ca and EquitableEducation.ca, broke the news: the Assembly […]

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A compilation of links, quotes, videos and audio against the development planned for the sacred Asinabka / Akikodjiwan / Chaudiere Falls site on the Ottawa River (Kichisibi) on unceded Algonquin territory.   Note: Alongside the ‘Zibi’ condo/commercial development plans, Hydro Ottawa / Energy Ottawa has recently started destruction/construction (photos here & here) on a new […]

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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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