Tag Archives: Helen Betty Osborne

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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VLOG: SUBMIT A LETTER OR OPINION EDITORIAL TO BCP

This past Monday I wrote about submitting Letters and Opinion Editorials to blackcoffeepoet.com.  That same day I received a beautiful letter from a loyal Calgary reader: Embracing Diversity. I encourage you to submit a Letter or Op Ed to my … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING HELEN BETTY OSBORNE: A POEM BY MARILYN DUMONT

This week we honoured Helen Betty Osborne via an Opinion Editorial, Lest We Forget, by Cree academic Robyn Bourgeois a Thank You Letter to Helen Betty Osborne by Norway House Cree Nation resident Megan Bertasson and here we have a … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING HELEN BETTY OSBORNE: A THANK YOU LETTER FROM A YOUNG CREE WOMAN

Nineteen-year old Cree woman Helen Betty Osborne was murdered by 4 white men November 13, 1971.  Osborne’s death and case have been labelled a “conspiracy of silence”.  We hounour Helen Betty Osborne this week on blackcoffeepoet.com via an Opinion Editorial, … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING HELEN BETTY OSBORNE: OP ED: “LEST WE FORGET”

Nineteen-year old Cree woman Helen Betty Osborne was murdered by 4 white men November 13, 1971.  Osborne’s death and case have been labelled a “conspiracy of silence”.  We hounour Helen Betty Osborne this week on blackcoffeepoet.com via an Opinion Editorial, … Continue reading

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TALKING CANADA’S 800+ MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN ON INDIGENOUS WAVES RADIO

Indigenous Waves Radio had a special show on the 800+ Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada.  Native Women’s Association of Canada spoke with co-host Susan Blight and I. Listen and learn about the growing epidemic that big media covers … Continue reading

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BREAKING THE SILENCE ABOUT CANADA’S 800+ MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN: INTERVIEW WITH CREE ACADEMIC AND ACTIVIST ROBYN BOURGEOIS + A PHOTO ESSAY OF THE “NO MORE SILENCE” RALLY FEB 14TH 2011 (TORONTO)

ALL Photos of the Rally Taken by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Feb. 14- 2011 Toronto   Robyn Bourgeois (Lubicon Cree) is a Ph.D Candidate at OISE/University of Toronto. Her dissertation, “Pathways of Resistance: The Politics of Addressing Violence Against Aboriginal Women and Girls … Continue reading

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