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Ending Violence Against Women is Everyone’s Responsibility

Ending Violence Against Women is Everyone’s Responsibility December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day. Today, we remember and pay tribute to the women who have lost their lives to violence. Three decades after the 1989 Polytechnique Massacre in Montreal, women continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201930 Views

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Gladue Writer

EXTERNAL POSTING Gladue Writer Ottawa, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Gladue Writer in Ottawa. The Gladue Writer will ensure accountability of the program operation and deliverables. They will coordinate and develop the services of the Gladue Program internally and externally that support […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 20190 Views

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Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Support Worker Breaking Free From Family Violence Ottawa, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Breaking Free from Family Violence Family Support Worker in Ottawa. The Breaking Free from Family Violence Family Support Worker (s) will support Indigenous women in a […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 20190 Views

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Trauma-Informed Care Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Trauma-Informed Care Worker Napanee , Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Trauma-Informed Care Worker in Napanee. The Trauma-Informed Care Worker will provide supportive, culturally sensitive and wholistic services that provide a safe space for Indigenous women to address their trauma, particularly […]

by pmnationtalk on November 28, 20190 Views

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Category: JusticeText

Ontario Native Women’s Association Using Poetry Nights Province Wide to Raise Awareness and Effect Change

Ontario Native Women’s Association Using Poetry Nights Province Wide to Raise Awareness and Effect Change Thunder Bay, ON – November 25th is the United Nations International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women #orangetheworld campaign and this is a call for all of us to step forward and take a stand against violence in our […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 201984 Views

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Category: JusticeText

Media Advisory: The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) invites you to attend Poetry Night

  Media Advisory: The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) invites you to attend Poetry Night November 20, 2019 The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) invites you to attend Poetry Night. SITE DATE & TIME LOCATION CONTACT Thunder Bay November 25, 2019 ONWA Madonna Hardy 6:00 – 9:00 PM 380 Ray Blvd mhardy@onwa.ca Napanee November 25, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 2019140 Views

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Research Assistant

EXTERNAL POSTING Research Assistant Policy and Research Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Research Assistant in Thunder Bay. The Research Assistant will provide overall support and assistance to ONWA’s Policy and Research Portfolio. The Research Assistant will assist with community-based research […]

by pmnationtalk on October 29, 20190 Views

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Crisis Response Worker (3)

EXTERNAL POSTING Crisis Response Worker (3) Aakodeewin (Courage for Change) Program Toronto, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for three (3) full time positions of Crisis Response Worker in Toronto. The Crisis Response Worker will provide 24/7 immediate response to women at risk of human trafficking or leaving a […]

by pmnationtalk on October 29, 20190 Views

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Community Wellness Supervisor

EXTERNAL POSTING Contract – Maternity Leave Community Wellness Supervisor Kenora, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a Contract – Maternity Leave position of Community Wellness Supervisor in Kenora. The Community Wellness Supervisor is responsible for supervising a variety of programs and staff within the Community Services portfolio. They […]

by pmnationtalk on October 29, 20190 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

Ontario Native Women’s Association Launches Indigenous Women’s Magazine

Ontario Native Women’s Association Launches Indigenous Women’s Magazine October 18, 2019 Finally, an Indigenous Women’s magazine, a new empowering voice for Indigenous women. The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is proud to announce the launch of the inaugural edition of their new biannual official publication “She is Wise” magazine. The new magazine is a platform […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2019294 Views

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Type: Jobs

Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Support Worker (Breaking Free From Family Violence Program) Timmins, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Breaking Free from Family Violence Family Support Worker in Timmins. The Breaking Free from Family Violence Family Support Worker will support Indigenous women in a […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 20190 Views

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Family Home Visitor

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Home Visitor Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Sioux Lookout, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor in Sioux Lookout. The Indigenous Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor (FHV) is responsible to ensure […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 20190 Views

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Category: JusticeText

Sisters in Spirit Vigil Honours the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Sisters in Spirit Vigil Honours the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Thunder Bay ON – October 04, 2019 – Today Indigenous women gather across the country in solidarity to be the visible presence for what often seems invisible to most Canadians. Their strength and determination to not let anyone forget the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2019223 Views

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Program Coordinator

EXTERNAL POSTING Program Coordinator (She is Wise: Passing on Our Knowledge) Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of She is Wise Program Coordinator in Thunder Bay. The She is Wise Project Coordinator will work with ONWA staff, membership and leadership to undertake […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 20190 Views

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Youth in Transition Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Youth in Transition Worker Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Youth in Transition Worker in Thunder Bay. The Youth in Transition Worker (YITW) is responsible to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into […]

by pmnationtalk on September 16, 20190 Views

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Type: Jobs

Family Home Visitor

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Home Visitor (Healthy Babies Healthy Children) Thunder Bay, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor in Thunder Bay. The Healthy Babies Healthy Children Family Home Visitor (FHV) is responsible to ensure that all Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on September 16, 20190 Views

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Gladue Aftercare Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Gladue Aftercare Worker Ottawa, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Gladue Aftercare Worker in Ottawa. The Gladue Aftercare Worker is responsible for providing case and file management by assisting Indigenous community members to follow through with recommendations of their Gladue Report […]

by pmnationtalk on September 16, 20190 Views

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Community Safety Liaison

EXTERNAL POSTING Community Safety Liaison (Gang Intervention and Exit Program) Toronto, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Community Safety Liaison in Toronto. The Community Safety Liaison will work with the community to identify community needs and assist in building capacity to address […]

by pmnationtalk on September 16, 20190 Views

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Policy Analyst

EXTERNAL POSTING Policy Analyst Toronto, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Policy Analyst in Toronto. The Policy Analyst will be responsible for policy research, analysis and development to offer strategic direction, support and advocacy for the ongoing development of culturally relevant policies, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 16, 20190 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Welcomes Long Overdue Passing of Bill S-3 as Positive Step toward Constructive Reconciliation

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Welcomes Long Overdue Passing of Bill S-3 as Positive Step toward Constructive Reconciliation The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) considers the long overdue passage of Bill S-3 as a positive step toward constructive reconciliation. Following generations of gender bias and inequality, the Liberal government has passed Bill S-3. First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on August 20, 2019455 Views

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Category: LawText

For Victims the Pain Doesn’t End when they escape the Grips of Human Trafficking

For Victims the Pain Doesn’t End when they escape the Grips of Human Trafficking Jessica Desmond Solomon – Aanii, my Spirit Name is Aki-Kwe (Earth Women). I am a First Nation woman from the Robinson Huron Treaty. As a young girl I was a victim of being targeted into Human Trafficking (HT) in Toronto, Canada’s […]

by pmnationtalk on July 30, 2019419 Views

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Type: Jobs

Gladue Writer

Gladue Writer POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Gladue Writer in Ottawa. The Gladue Writer will ensure accountability of the program operation and deliverables. They will coordinate and develop the services of the Gladue Program internally and externally that support Indigenous woman. The Gladue […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 20190 Views

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Category: LawText

Canadian Women’s Rights Groups Welcome the Report made by Ms. Dubravka Šimonovic, the United Nations Special Rapporteur of Violence Against Women, to the Human Rights Council

Canadian Women’s Rights Groups Welcome the Report made by Ms. Dubravka Šimonovic, the United Nations Special Rapporteur of Violence Against Women, to the Human Rights Council Where Press Conference, Thursday June 27, 2019 11:30 a.m. 135-B Press Conference Room The 135-B Press Conference Room is located in West Block on Parliament Hill. Who The Feminist […]

by pmnationtalk on July 2, 2019586 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) celebrates the historic removal of over 100 years of gender discrimination with the federal government’s commitment to the implementation of Bill S-3 amendments before the election

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) celebrates the historic removal of over 100 years of gender discrimination with the federal government’s commitment to the implementation of Bill S-3 amendments before the election Thunder Bay, ON – June 21, 2019 Indigenous women and their descendants have much to celebrate after generations of advocacy for the equal […]

by pmnationtalk on June 24, 2019688 Views

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Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison

Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison in Thunder Bay. The Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison (AVFL) is to provide support and guidance to the families of missing and murdered Indigenous women. In addition, the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Youth In Transition Housing First Worker

Youth In Transition Housing First Worker POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Youth In Transition Housing First Worker in Thunder Bay. The Youth In Transition Housing First (YIT-HF) Worker is responsible to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Training Coordinator

Training Coordinator POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women Training Coordinator in Thunder Bay. The Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women Training Coordinator will collect and develop resources, and implement a training program that will be tailoured to educate the sister […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Nihdawin Family Support Worker

Nihdawin Family Support Worker POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Nihdawin Family Support Worker in Thunder Bay. The Nihdawin Family Support Worker advocates and supports Indigenous people 16 years of age or older who are or are at imminent risk of homelessness in the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Youth In Transition Worker

Youth In Transition Worker POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Youth In Transition Worker in Sioux Lookout. The Youth in Transition Worker (YITW) is responsible to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood. YITWs will help youth […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Receptionist

Receptionist POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Receptionist in Thunder Bay. The Receptionist is responsible to welcome visitors and Community Members by greeting them in person and over the telephone; answering or referring inquiries to appropriate staff. The receptionist will perform general office duties, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 20190 Views

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Youth In Transition Housing First Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Youth In Transition Housing First Worker Thunder Bay, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Youth In Transition Housing First Worker in Thunder Bay. The Youth In Transition Housing First (YIT-HF) Worker is responsible to support youth in their successful transition […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison

EXTERNAL POSTING Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison Thunder Bay, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison in Thunder Bay. The Indigenous Victim and Family Liaison (AVFL) is to provide support and guidance to the families of missing and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Mental Health Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Mental Health Worker Ottawa, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Mental Health Worker in Ottawa. The ONWA Mental Health Program will provide wholistic services that meet the needs of Indigenous women and their families through a range of services […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Program Manager of Services

EXTERNAL POSTING Program Manager of Services Ottawa, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Program Manager of Services in Ottawa. The Program Manager of Services will lead, coach and support a group of employee’s within their program while ensuring ONWA’s vision, mandate, objectives […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Crisis Response Workers

EXTERNAL POSTING Crisis Response Workers Thunder Bay (3), Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is currently accepting applications for three (3) full time positions of Crisis Response Workers in Thunder Bay. The Crisis Response Worker will provide 24/7 immediate response to women at risk of human trafficking or leaving a situation […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Support Worker Circles of Care Kenora, Ontario   POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Circle of Care Family Support Worker in Kenora. The Circle of Care Family Support Worker (s) will support Indigenous women in a culturally rooted, holistic way, to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 10, 20190 Views

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Category: JusticeText

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Calls to Individuals, Communities and Systems to Work in Unity Towards Change

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Calls to Individuals, Communities and Systems to Work in Unity Towards Change Ottawa, ON – June 3, 2019 Today Canada received the much-anticipated National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Final Report, Reclaiming Power and Place. ONWA acknowledges the families that have chosen to participate in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2019293 Views

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Category: JusticeText

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Releases Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Releases Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report Thunder Bay, May 29, 2019 – ONWA released the survivor and community led Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report at a press conference held in Thunder Bay today. The report, funded in collaboration with the […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 2019188 Views

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Category: ReportsText

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Releases Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Releases Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report Thunder Bay, May 29, 2019 – ONWA released the survivor and community led Journey to Safe SPACES: Indigenous Anti- Human Trafficking Engagement Report at a press conference held in Thunder Bay today. The report, funded in collaboration with the […]

by pnationtalk on May 30, 2019117 Views

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Family Support Worker

EXTERNAL POSTING Family Support Worker Circles of Care Kenora, Ontario POSITION SUMMARY: The Ontario Native Women’s Association is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Circle of Care Family Support Worker in Kenora. The Circle of Care Family Support Worker (s) will support Indigenous women in a culturally rooted, holistic way, to assist […]

by pmnationtalk on May 6, 20190 Views

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Type: Events

ONWA Toronto Consultation Sessions

ONWA Toronto Consultation Sessions

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 20190 Views

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Category: JusticeText

The Ontario Native Women’s Association Honours the Legacy of Biidasige Josephine Mandamin

The Ontario Native Women’s Association Honours the Legacy of Biidasige Josephine Mandamin The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wishes to honour the passing of Biidasige (Grandmother Water Walker) Josephine Mandamin. She was a treasured leader and role model for our Indigenous women, girls and community, and was involved with ONWA and the Indigenous Women’s leadership […]

by pmnationtalk on February 25, 2019999 Views

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Category: ResearchText

ONWA Supports Human Trafficking Awareness Day

ONWA Supports Human Trafficking Awareness Day The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) fully supports Human Trafficking Awareness Day (February 22nd) as a vital tool in the effort to bring visibility to the scourge of pain and suffering taking place in the shadows of daily life across Ontario. Ontarians must understand that human trafficking is a […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 20191120 Views

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Category: YouthAudio

Healing Our Spirit Worldwide – 2018 Sydney – Interview with Diane Hill: ONWA Youth Delegate

Diane Hill, from the United Nation of the Thames, and of the Bear Clan, speaks of her role with the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) as a youth delegate at the 2018 Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (HOSW) event in Sydney. Beginning with her initial awareness of the event, from ONWA’s call for a youth delegate […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 20181862 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

December 6 – All Women Are Sacred

All Women are Sacred Today, December 6th known as White Ribbon Day, we remember the women who have lost their lives to violence and we pay tribute to those women. Twenty nine years after the 1989 Polytechnique massacre in Montreal we continue to live in fear of violence every day. This is our reality. But […]

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 2018257 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

ONWA at Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Conference in Sydney, Australia

ONWA at Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Conference in Sydney, Australia The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) will be attending the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide (hosw.com) conference in Sydney, Australia November 26-29, 2018. ONWA is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 1971 to empower and support Indigenous women and their families through cultural restoration.  As […]

by pmnationtalk on November 20, 2018348 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

Building Our Bundles Art Installation Launches Nov 8, 3:30-5:30PM at Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Community Room

Building Our Bundles Art Installation Launches Nov 8, 3:30-5:30PM at Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Community Room Thunder Bay, ON – Come see the Building Our Bundles Art Installation, A project of the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) presenting stories of women in the Robinson Superior region in various mediums including books, painting, video, and audio. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 2018342 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

Talk4Healing: Helpline by Indigenous Women for Indigenous Women now available across Ontario

Talk4Healing: Helpline by Indigenous Women for Indigenous Women now available across Ontario  Ontario is home to the largest population of Indigenous women in Canada; Helpline supports Indigenous women making change that builds  healthier and more secure communities.   Toronto, ON, (October 3, 2018) – Beendigen and the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) will be announcing […]

by pmnationtalk on October 9, 2018407 Views

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