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 →
Posts Tagged with: #ItEndsHere
Supporting the Resurgence of Community-Based Responses to ViolenceRead More →
Lately, I’ve been worrying about my students. Not about their skills (which are impressive), nor their dedication (which is boundless), nor their generosity (which is expansive). I’m not worried about whether they can make it …Read More →
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 →
Today the Harper Conservative government released a special commission report that rejected the call for a national inquiry into violence against Indigenous women. Instead, they listed 16 recommendations in a report, which said …Read More →
February 13th, 2014, is a date that I will never forget. On that day, the Moosehide Campaign called a meeting in Victoria, BC, gathering men who stood in opposition to violence against Indigenous women. In …Read More →
Not Murdered & Not Missing: Rebelling Against Colonial Gender Violence
I’ve learned a tremendous amount over the past months from Loretta Saunders, Bella Laboucan-McLean & all the other Indigenous people that we’ve had violently …Read More →