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WEBINAR SERIES: SPEAKING FROM THE HEART: STORIES OF HEALING Still time to register for the Lenten series (3 sessions) Tuesdays, February 23, Mar.1  - 8 - 9:30pm Eastern Time with Indigenous artist, spiritual director, and psychotherapist Dr. Patricia Vickers on “Something Went Wrong”

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 OCAD Course

Introduction to Indigenous Film and Video

CSLH 1N26, 5 classes
This seminar introduces students to a wide range of Indigenous film and video produced in Canada and around the world. Through lectures and screenings students explore how Indigenous filmmakers engage with strategies of colonization/decolonization, cultural revitalization, and storytelling. Topics include visual culture, representation, sovereignty, human rights, land rights, language, spirituality, sexuality, and gender. This course qualifies for the Certificate in Theory and Criticism in Art and Design.
Cost: $325 + HST


Pamela Matthews, MFA 

Pamela Matthews is an award-winning Indigenous filmmaker, screenwriter, actor, and educator, with more than twenty-five years of industry experience. She has worked with the ImagineNative Film Festival, the Reel World Film Festival, and the American Indian Film Institute. Pamela holds an MFA in film production from York University.


Course Dates :

Monday, February 22, 2016 - Monday, March 21, 2016 M

Course Times:       6:30pm - 9:00pm

Course Location:   510, 205 Richmond St.    View Map
Aboriginal Cultural Competency Workshop
York region
Poster below 
Saturday, February 27,
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

FEB.26 & 27

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York U Pow Wow Feb. 27

Education for Reconciliation Poster below - -please post
Thursday March 10th 7-9pm 40 Oak St. Toronto
Presented by KAIROS and Toronto Urban Native Ministry



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On line survey ASAP SVP

Ontario public servants to get mandatory sensitivity trainingon indigenous people, history

Prime Minister to meet with Indigenous leaders 2/3


A red butterfly for every missing, murdered woman

Women Are Sacred: 11 Native American Quotes About Women

Traf­ficked: Abo­rig­i­nal girls at risk New series

Part two: Sexual exploitation is costing Canadian women their lives

Part 3: Hu­man traf­fick­ing: Why in­dige­nous women are so vul­ner­a­ble to sex­ual ex­ploita­tion

International human rights experts meet with Ottawa on MMIW

Canada urged to uphold human rights of indigenous women by UN

 'Just the tip of the iceberg'

Families grieve at special ceremony

Butterflies in Spirit: honouring lost women through dance

A day in the life of MMIW advocate Lorelei Williams

MMIW inquiry needs to look at sex work

MMIWG Hearing Op-Ed

What we are hearing MMIW

Murdered and missing women’s inquiry must target racism in country’s police forces,

Bennett says pan-aboriginal approach to MMIW inquiry won't work for Inuit 

In­quiry must be more than po­lit­i­cal the­atre


Saskatchewan senator introduces bill for missing and murdered aboriginal women

MMIW inquiry to include allegations of abuse in Val-d'Or

Prominent national organizations seek commitment that inquiry will be truly national and comprehensive

Families of missing and murdered indigenous women meet federal ministers in Calgary

Our Mother - Dorothy Georgina Abel

Missing, slain Not Forgotten

Indigenous women and girls with disabilities bigger targets of sexual violence

Charity Keesic’s Murder and How Violence Has Followed One Ontario Family

When despair reigns, violence follows

Let's change our perspective

Prayers and ceremony resource at vigils for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

YellowKnives Dene digitize traditional knowledge archives

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