Category Archives: Indigenous

Keeping the Fires Burning

| | Posted in events, Indigenous

The 17th annual event Keeping the Fires Burning Thursday, June 14th, 2018 RBC Convention Centre 375 York Ave., Winnipeg For more information and to get tickets, please explore their site.  View the larger version of the poster for the main details. https://eventcamp.ca/event/kfb2018

New Zealand child-welfare program hailed

| | Posted in Indigenous, news, Youth

Local Indigenous leaders honour Maori delegation for sharing family reunification program [Winnipeg Free Press, March 27, 2018 by Alexandra Paul, Photo by Phil Hossack – Read article online] Manitoba Indigenous leaders led a traditional ceremony Monday to thank a visiting Maori delegation for the gift of a traditional model of child welfare to reunite fractured […]

Viola Desmond and CMHR- new $10 bill

| | Posted in Indigenous, news, Racism, Women

Advocates of Human rights and women’s issues have reason to celebrate the release of the new $10 Canadian banknote, featuring Viola Desmond and Winnipeg’s Canadian Museum for Human Rights. “With it’s new vertical design ,we Manitobans will be taking a frequent look at this exciting new addition to our wallets. A picture of the courageous Viola […]

Unite for Justice Concert

| | Posted in events, Indigenous

March 10, 8 AM – midnight 171 Dumoulin Street, Winnipeg, free admission! Unite for Justice with performances by a talented line-up of performers hosted by MC Shaneen Robinson-Desjarlais. Performers include: Eagle & Hawk Jerry Sereda JC Campbell Daniel John Emerson Les Dorie Darius Parentau Ivan Flett Memorial Dancers Nikki Komaksiutiksak HellNBack Lisa Muswagon Ojibway Elvis […]

A quiet success story

| | Posted in Indigenous, news

Downtown Indigenous campus celebrates 25 years of getting people on the right track [By Alexandra Paul, Winnipeg Free Press, December 9, 2017] Winnipeg’s once thriving core area had hollowed out, turn-of-the century homes were converted into rooming houses and Main Street was a derelict shadow of its former self. Enter the Winnipeg Core Area Initiative. […]

Indigenous Girl Nominated for Peace Prize

| | Posted in Environment, Indigenous, news, Youth

Autumn Peltier already has years of advocacy behind her. She’s met the prime minister, she’s attended the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly and she’s marched on the highway in the name of water protection. At just 13 years old, Peltier is now a nominee for the International Children’s Peace Prize. This news item is from Global Citizen. […]