June 2021

Issue #1

International Indiogenous Women

UN Committee to Focus on the Rights of Indigenous Women and Girls

Call for submissions a golden opportunity to have your voice heard.

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Walking the RED Path for Incarcerated Indigenous Women

Walking the Red Path project empowers women, fights stigma, and promotes a connection to culture.

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Walking the red path
Red Hand

The Safe Passage Project:
VP-MMIWG Unit

New project raises awareness about sexual exploitation and human trafficking.

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database

The Right to Belong: NWAC’s Online Searchable Database of Membership-Related Laws

NWAC is developing the first-ever national online searchable database on membership rights.

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Be The Drum

#BeTheDrum: Your Business, Our Focus

Our latest peer support and navigational program is proving a success.

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Working towards Canada’s Water Agency and the Inclusion of the Indigenous Worldview of Water

It’s crucial that the Indigenous worldview of water be reflected in the new Canada Water Agency.

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Water is sacred
New building

New NWAC Head Office Promotes Indigenous Culture, Economic Independence

The Native Women’s Association of Canada is looking forward to opening its new head office in a culturally appropriate space that has been created in downtown Gatineau, Que.

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NWAC Action Plan

Resiliency Lodge is Focus of NWAC’s Plan to Address Genocide Against Indigenous Women

The Native Women’s Association of Canada is not sitting idle, waiting for governments and others to respond to the Calls for Justice of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Women and Girls.

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colouring the turtle

Coloring Workshops Create Space for Healing and Teachings of Elders

Healing through art is the aim of online coloring workshops that are being run out by the NWAC Resiliency Lodge.

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Shining a Spotlight: Social Development

“Restoring the Circle” training program set to launch this summer.

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