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
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 […]
International Women’s Day event at the CanadianMuseum for Human Rights. Jane Meagher of MHRI speaks on her experiences.
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 […]
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 […]
March 8, 2018 Join us on March 8th, 2018, at 7pm not only to celebrate International Women’s Day but to be part of the positive change here in Manitoba to support Indigenous women and the homeless. The theme of this evening is to connect homelessness and addiction to the MMIWG; case in point, Tina Fontaine. […]
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. […]
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. […]