reconciliation

Fireside Chat

Hosted by: Lorelei Higgins and Marilyn North-Peigan. In the spirit of Reconciliation, this event will be a circle conversation with women about strength and resilience, grounded in the lived experiences of our hosts and those present. This will be an opportunity for learning, relationship building, and one active step towards Reconciliation for those attending. We […]

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Sisters in Spirit Vigil Sign Making

In preparation for the Sisters in Spirit Vigil on Monday, October 4 we will be hosting drop-in sign making at the Women’s Centre. The Sisters in Spirit Vigil is held annual to honour the lives and memories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People. All supplies will be provided and we will

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Sisters in Spirit Vigil Sign Making

In preparation for the Sisters in Spirit Vigil on Monday, October 4 we will be hosting drop-in sign making at the Women’s Centre. The Sisters in Spirit Vigil is held annual to honour the lives and memories of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People. All supplies will be provided and we will

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Every Child Matters

*Trigger Warning – This post contains content related to residential schools.*  ** Last Updated June 24, 2021** The Women’s Centre joins residential school survivors and their families in grief over the 751 children found on Cowessess First Nation, 215 children in Kamloops, British Columbia, 104 children in Brandon, Manitoba, 35 children in Lestock, Saskatchewan, 38

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Making Visible our Shared History: The Context for Renaming Institutions

Join this workshop with speaker Dr. Crystal Fraser to explore the importance of renaming institutions as a step towards reconciliation. Dr. Fraser teaches in the History and Classics department, U of A. She is Gwichyà Gwich’in and originally from Inuvik and Dachan Choo Gęhnjik in the Northwest Territories. This event is co-sponsored by the Women’s

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May 5 is National Day of Awareness & Action for MMIWG2S

Content warning: This blog post deals with violence against Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people.   May 5 is the National Day of Awareness and Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Gender diverse people. On this day we aim to raise awareness about this ongoing crisis and take action. On this day we remember the people who have lost

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Allyship & Decolonization, Reconciliation Training Part 2 Online

THIS WORKSHOP IS CURRENTLY FULL. This is the second part of our Reconciliation Training. Understanding Allyship & Decolonization is a workshop focused on decolonization and building stronger allies. Learn about the stereotypes and myths Indigenous people face, systemic racism, how colonization affected Indigenous women, treaties and the Indian Act from Indigenous perspectives. We will also be

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Reconciliation Training – Part 1 (Full)

EVENT FULL – Thank you for your interest, this event is now at capacity. Please stay posted to Women’s Centre website and social media for another scheduled session. This two hour training session will allow attendees to learn about Reconciliation in a safe learning environment. The training will include topics like: What is Reconciliation? Why Reconciliation

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Understanding Allyship & Decolonization (Online) (FULL)

THIS EVENT IS FULL. This event is currently full. Please check our website calendar for upcoming events. This is the second part of our Reconciliation Training. Understanding Allyship & Decolonization is a workshop focused on decolonization and building stronger allies. This workshop is open to women-identifying individuals only and will be held via Zoom. January

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Indigenous Women’s Perspectives on Land and Conservation (FULL)

This event is now full  Please join us online for an Environmental Issues Discussion on Indigenous Women’s Perspectives on Land and Conservation. We are honored to have: Arlana Bennett, Anishinaabe and Shoal Lake 40 First Nation member, and Pam Beebe, Kainai First Nation to chat with us about land, land rights and conservation. Pam and

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