This Sunday is the Great Lakes Water Walk! "The Great Lakes Water Walk is an open invitation to all people to join an Indigenous-led Water Walk to honour Nibi (Water). Following Anishinaabe ceremonial protocols, Grandmothers and Elders will make water offerings, sing water songs, and make petitions for our water to be clean and pure. The Walk starts at 7 am from the east and the west roughly following the Toronto Waterfront Trail. The two groups meet for the Final Ceremony wh
Collective member Jean Koning has given us permission to share her blog post, which first appeared on her blog Koning's Komments on August 29th, 2017. The jubilant sense of accomplishment among the people of the IIyuusche Cree Nation of northern Quebec is shared by many of us who have followed this struggle for self-determination for the past 40 years. (see "'Reconciliation in action': Quebec Cree leaders sign governance, funding agreement with Ottawa").
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Co-chair May Chazan has been invited by the Department of Women's Studies & Gender Studies at St. Thomas University to give a talk, which will be titled "Storying Activisms: Intimate Geographies of Making, Un-making, and Home-making in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough, Ontario)." As May says: "This talk will focus on some of my newest research -- storying resistance, resurgence, and resilience in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough, Ontario). In this ongoing project, I am examining activism