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NWAC joins Amnesty International on December 10th for Write for Rights

                  The global human rights movement Amnesty International has long partnered with the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC). This year, we are working together to keep public attention on missing and murdered Aboriginal women as part of Amnesty’s annual Write for Rights event which takes place […]

by ecnationtalk on December 10, 20121563 Views

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NWAC recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

  PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NWAC recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women  Ottawa, ON (December 6, 2012) – NWAC recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, and is honoured to participate in activities that mark the 23rd anniversary of the murders of fourteen […]

by ecnationtalk on December 6, 20121444 Views

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TIPI dreams: HIV AIDS prevention tool

            he Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) launches TIPI dreams: a new HIV AIDS prevention tool for Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week takes place December 1-5, 2012.   TIPI dreams is a 12 minute video composed of short scenes that tell the story of two First Nations 15 year old […]

by ecnationtalk on December 3, 20122437 Views

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Still too far from getting to zero

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEStill too far from getting to zero November 30, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) launches TIPI dreams: a new HIV AIDS prevention tool.  Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week takes place December 1-5, 2012. On December 5th, NWAC will launch TIPI Dreams: Transforming Indigenous Power Inside-out, […]

by mmnationtalk on December 3, 20121813 Views

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President Michèle Audette to receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

          The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to announce that President Michèle Audette, who has been nominated by Senator Celine Hervieux-Payette, will receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her achievements in engaging the Aboriginal community and, in particular, Aboriginal women. President Audette will receive her […]

by ecnationtalk on November 16, 20122033 Views

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NWAC reinforces the call for a National Public Inquiry

              Press Release – For Immediate Release   NWAC reinforces the call for a National Public Inquiry   November 6, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) continues to call for a National Public Inquiry and a National Framework of Action to address the issue of missing […]

by ecnationtalk on November 6, 20121926 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to witness real and concentrated discussion on the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2012 (Winnipeg, MB) – The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is pleased to witness real and concentrated discussion on the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. In Winnipeg, Manitoba on November 1-2, 2012 a series of meetings will bring the issue […]

by mmnationtalk on October 31, 20121817 Views

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NWAC Petition – A National Inquiry is needed!

Join us by signing the NWAC Petition – A National Inquiry is needed!  The Native Women’s Association of Canada has documented over 582 occurences of missing or murdered Aboriginal women and girls. We know that there are more cases that have not been documented. We also know that this epidemic of violence is continuing to […]

by mmnationtalk on October 30, 20122513 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) recognizes and supports the United Nations: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

Ottawa, ON (October 17, 2012)—As the National Voice representing Aboriginal women in Canada since 1974, it is our duty and responsibility to remind Canada that a large portion of our women are living in poverty. Our mission is to empower and to promote equal opportunities for Aboriginal women.  If Aboriginal women are to engage equitably […]

by mmnationtalk on October 18, 20121628 Views

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The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) recognizes October 18th as a National Day of Action to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.

            PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2012 (Ottawa ON)   President Michèle Audette sends a message of remembrance and support to all Aboriginal families who have lost a loved one to violence. She says, “On this National Day of Action, we remember our loved ones who have […]

by ecnationtalk on October 18, 20121789 Views

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