National Indigenous History Month

Land Acknowledgement In the spirit of our endeavours to promote reconciliation, we honour the truth of the shared history and acknowledge Treaty 7 territory and the traditional lands of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), comprising the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, as well, the Tsuu t’ina, and the Îyârhe (Stoney) Nakoda (Wesley, Bears Paw and Chiniki) First …

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MMIWG2S Awareness

Today is May 5, a time designated to honouring the spirits of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2-Spirit People. It is a day to raise awareness of, and speak out on violence inflicted against Indigenous people. REDdress installation at the Women’s Centre of Calgary The REDdress Project – Jaime Black The Red dresses …

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5 Canadian Women to Celebrate

Celebrate Herstory—get to know 5 incredible Canadian women in 3 sentences each. Viola Desmond First on our roster is Viola Desmond, who you may recognize from the Canadian $10 bill. Viola was instrumental in spurring the Canadian Civil Rights Movement in the 1940s by standing up against segregation in a Nova Scotian movie theatre and refusing …

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Black History Month – Be An Ally Every Month

It’s the last week of Black History Month, but the work is far from over. The Women’s Centre is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and accommodating community. Sometimes navigating social issues is challenging and confusing, but you don’t have to do it alone. We’ve put together the following helpful points and resources to help …

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Black History Month—4 Black Feminists You Should Get to Know

Black History Month started as a movement to acknowledge the contributions that Black people have made to the developing framework of society and will continue to make. Despite Black women’s immense contributions to the feminist movement, they have been largely discredited and excluded from leadership positions in the feminist strife. Here are four notable black …

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