Tag Archives: No More Silence

THRIVE: OUR VOICES RISING! FORUM

THRIVE: Our Voices Rising! by METRAC Forum for the 16 Days of Action Against Gender Violence For Women and Trans Peoples Saturday Nov. 29, 2014 in Toronto, Canada 10:00am-3:00pm (registration starts at 9:30am) Metro Hall, 55 John St. -Room 308/309 … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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