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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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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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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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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