Over the past two weeks, we have been running a series of posts confronting the crisis of violence against Indigenous women and girls, to declare: #ItEndsHere. We …Read More →
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We live in a time of crisis. Confronted by incessant demands and urgent calls to action from all sides, we need only fire up our social media channel of choice to be met with the …
“I think you’re holding back. Tell them they’re wrong and tell them why they’re wrong,” he said to me.
“Just like that?!” I asked. My voice exposing discomfort with his suggestion.
“Yeah,” he replied nonchalantly.
“I can’t do …Read More →
The history of violence against Indigenous people is woven into the colonization of our Indigenous territories. Our bones and blood make up the fabric of “Canada”.
Through the process of âsotamâtowin, (Sacred Agreement/Treaty) and through the …Read More →
I started writing this post several times. Started and then stopped and started again. Delete button denial of an epidemic that seems to have no end in sight.
Staring at the blinking cursor on a still …Read More →
Thousands of names of missing and murdered women.
Each time the number of Indigenous girls and women whose lives have been cut short due to violence is debated in the news, I sigh. I …Read More →
In the wake of two horrific world wars, American Quakers coined the phrase “speak truth to power” as part of a campaign for peace. The truth they wished to voice to the American public, its …Read More →
We invite contributions to the Indigenous Nationhood Movement blog, Voices Rising. We are looking for writing and reflections on nationhood, resistance, resurgence and community initiatives—in the continuation of our peoples’ shared and …Read More →
A Warrior is the one who can use words so that everyone knows they are part of the same family. A Warrior says what is in the people’s hearts, talks about what the …Read More →
When settlers discuss the concept of Indigenous nationhood, the term ‘capacity’ often comes up, as in Indigenous peoples lack it.
There might be some recognition that we governed ourselves before contact, though rarely is any respect …Read More →