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AN INCOMPLETE LIST OF INDIGENOUS WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN MURDERED IN ONTARIO, CANADA + PHOTO ESSAY OF THE 9th ANNUAL STRAWBERRY CEREMONY IN HONOUR OF MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN (TORONTO)

Hundreds of Indigenous women have gone missing or been murdered in the land now known as Canada.  Every February 14th, Indigenous peoples and their allies gather in front of police headquarters in Toronto, Canada (and various places across the country) … Continue reading

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HUNDREDS OF ABORIGINAL WOMEN ARE MISSING AND HAVE BEEN MURDERED IN CANADA

Is Canada a utopia? It’s often described as such: safe haven, melting pot, welcoming… For many people it is not any of these. One of the main things that is not talked about is that Canada is stolen land. Canada … Continue reading

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MALIKAH AWE:RI AND ROGER LANGEN READ THEIR POEMS FROM RESISTANCE POETRY #2

Meeting Malikah Awe:ri to tape her reading from Resistance Poetry #2 was great.  I was a guest on her show with Dane Swan; we talked poems, read poems, and learned about poetry from each other. My interview with Malikah was … Continue reading

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NATIVE WOMEN AND TWO-SPIRITS SPEAK OUT AGAINST VIOLENCE!!!

This week on blackcoffeepoet.com we brought attention to the Epidemic of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada via an Opinion Editorial by Anishinaabe Kwe Christine Luza, a Letter by Cindy Bourgeois to her Transgender sisters asking them to care … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH NOAMI SAYERS: ANISHINAABE ACADEMIC, ACTIVIST, BLOGGER, AND FORMER SEX WORKER + PHOTO ESSAY OF “NO MORE SILENCE” RALLY TORONTO 2013

Naomi Sayers is an Indigenous Feminist from the Garden River First Nations, just east of Sault Ste Marie ON. Currently, she is in her third year of studies at Western University for the honors specialization in criminology program with a … Continue reading

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LET US BE HUMAN: A TRANS WOMAN CALLS ON HER SISTERS TO ACT IN SUPPORT OF MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN

Let Us Be Human: A Trans Woman Calls On Her Sisters To Act In Support Of Missing And Murdered Aboriginal Women By Cindy Bourgeois Wednesday February 13, 2013 My Dear Sisters, I am writing you today in solidarity with Missing … Continue reading

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OP ED: ANTI VIOLENCE AGAINST INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND RESURGENCE

Anti-Violence Against Indigenous Women and Resurgence By Christine Luza On February 14th, Anishinaabe voices will be heard clearly and loudly across Canada. When most would be settling down for a special evening with their beloveds, Indigenous women, men, Elders and allies will … Continue reading

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