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Reimagining feminism on International Women's Day | Mar 4 2015 | Harsha Walia | How can we reimagine the dominant liberal framing of feminism? Embracing a multitude of feminisms can diversify our understandings of how oppression is experienced, as well as resisted.
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Share resource revenue with First Nations, says Harper's handpicked Working Group | Mar 4 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | A joint First Nations and business Working Group on Resource Development, formed in 2013, says industry should share its wealth with First Nations. The provinces will not like that idea much.
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GroundWire | February 25 and March 3, 2015: Homelessness Marathon Edition | Mar 3 2015 | GroundWire | This edition of GroundWire originally aired during the 2015 Canadian Homelessness Marathon, an overnight broadcast showcasing local stories about homelessness.
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Let's not sacrifice freedom out of fear | Mar 3 2015 | David Suzuki | We mustn't sacrifice all we have gained out of fear, or give up our hard-won civil liberties for a vague and overreaching law that "undermines more promising avenues of addressing terrorism."
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Teach For Canada: De- or re-colonizing Indigenous communities in Canada? | Mar 2 2015 | Tobey Steeves | The Teach For Canada program can aptly be read as an attempt to translate educational and social inequalities (public needs) into targets of a "benevolent, yet colonizing, pedagogy of care."
Pam Palmater on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada | Mar 2 2015 | Victoria Fenner | Recorded on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Ottawa, unceded Algonquin territory, by Greg Macdougall, Dr. Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada.
Protests disrupt Kinder Morgan pipeline drilling attempt | Feb 27 2015 | Leila Darwish | For the last three days, concerned community members have been protesting Kinder Morgan contractors who are attempting yet again to do test drilling for their dirty tar sands pipeline.
Watch: Pam Palmater on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls | Feb 27 2015 | Greg Macdougall | Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, in an interview with Greg Macdougall.
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Hundreds of expert recommendations on violence against Indigenous women and girls go unimplemented | Feb 26 2015 | Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women | An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls.
Ending discrimination against First Nations children in Canada | Feb 26 2015 | Priya Sarin, Pro Bono | The ruling on a landmark case to stop federal government discrimination against First Nations children is expected this spring. It could have a significant impact on First Nations communities.
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Harper's record of refusal: An act of violence against Indigenous women | Feb 25 2015 | MUSKRAT Magazine | The legacy of the Harper government ignoring the calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women is not only long, but littered with numerous comprehensive reports.
International Women's Day: Reclaiming our bodies, our territories, our communities | Feb 25 2015 | Julie Devaney | In 1917, women marched for bread and roses. In 2015, in solidarity with the World March of Women, we march to reclaim our bodies, our territories and our communities.

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Connection between C-51 and Aboriginal and labour rights KenS said... There is quite a bit of discussion of this in aboriginal-oriented Facebook groups (and presumably...
Shutdown Canada Friday February 13th Unionist said... Thought we already had a thread: Feb 13th #ShutDownCanada protest gains momentum   in
On a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Pondering said... Thank-you for sharing that information. You will find no argument here. in
2014 Assembly of First Nations elects new leader - What lies ahead? epaulo13 said... ..this is an introduction to what first nations face today and various directions needed to move...
The struggle for Burnaby Mountain epaulo13 said... Dramatic arrest of Kinder Morgan protesters met with defiance and pride (VIDEOS) Brigette DePape, a...
Racist attacks on Winnipeg mayoral candidate Robert Falcon-Ouellette 6079_Smith_W said... Probably never. And it is sure to get worse before it gets better, because seeing positive change...
Horrific beating of homeless Aboriginal woman in Saskatchewan lagatta said... What a horrible story. That is racist behaviour worthy of the Nazis or the Klan. For too many...
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Shawn Atleo resigns as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations NorthReport said... Good! That he is stepping down that is. in

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Over the past 30 years, 1,026 Indigenous women have been murdered and 160 are missing. This must stop.

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