Tag Archives: Missing and Murdered Native Women in Canada

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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A KICK[in the ass]START FROM A READER: PLANNING FOR YEAR 3

A KICK[in the ass from a reader]START: PLANNING FOR YEAR 3 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos I am in my office: my room.  My ass is on the hardwood floor, boxes of books are all around me, stacks of The New Yorker … Continue reading

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HONOURING AND REMEMBERING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: POETRY BY JANET MARIE ROGERS, JAMAIAS DACOSTA, AND DALLAS GOLDTOOTH

Janet Marie Rogers is a Mohawk/Tuscarora writer from the Six Nations band in southern Ontario. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and has been living on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish people (Victoria, British Columbia) since 1994. Dallas … Continue reading

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HONOURING AND REMEMBERING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: INTERVIEW WITH BRIDGET TOLLEY OF “FAMILIES OF SISTERS IN SPIRIT” + PHOTO ESSAY OF THE FEBRUARY 14TH 2012 RALLY AND FEAST (TORONTO) FOR MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN IN CANADA

Bridget Tolley is Algonquin from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg in Quebec, Canada. Her mother Gladys Tolley was struck and killed by a police car in October 2001. Bridget is a committed activist in the family-led movement to end violence and … Continue reading

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