Tag Archives: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

MONTREAL MASSACRE 25TH ANNIVERSARY VIGIL (TORONTO)

Montreal Massacre 25th Anniversary Vigil (Toronto) By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I have been attending the “Women Won’t Forget” vigil for the 14 women killed in the Montreal Massacre in 1989 for seven years.   I started going because I’m opposed … 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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WASHING THE WORLD: A POEM FOR CANADA’S 800+ MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN

Washing the World By Anna Marie Sewell In the dark at this end of the year so much stacked up against the light between us, against the odds despite the tears, in this season’s bitter wind listen to a dream … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING ALL WOMEN ON DECEMBER 6TH: “RESISTANCE”, A POEM BY CREE POET CONNIE FIFE

Resistance, a poem by Cree word warrior Connie Fife was selected to be read by Whitney French as the closing of Remembering All Women Week on blackcoffeepoet.com. When meeting Whitney to photograph and videotape her I read the poem and … Continue reading

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STARTING MY FOURTH YEAR, A NEW JOURNEY

Friday September 13, 2013 Dear Readers, I’m at my local library now.  The same library I’ve been going to my whole life.  It’s where my reading and writing path started.  Ironically, I’m listening to Journey To The Line by Hans … Continue reading

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE K[NO]W MORE!!!!

I recently noticed this poster (see left) on Face Book by Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women about the month of May being Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  The slogan is Sexual Violence Know More.  Catchy and well put. Wikipedia … Continue reading

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