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Congratulations to the winners of ONWA’s Honouring Water promotion

Congratulations to the winners of ONWA’s Honouring Water promotion Today, March 22, is World Water Day. ONWA held a promotion asking community “water means to you” to honour water teachings and stories. Chi Miigwetch (Thank you) to everyone who participated! Your teachings and stories were beautiful, and we are honoured that you shared them with […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2022245 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

“Without Water, There is No Life”

“Without Water, There is No Life” Thunder Bay, ON – Today is World Water Day. It is an opportunity to increase awareness of the impact we have, and the potential impact we can have, on the health of our water systems. Today, we pause and reflect on the state of our sacred water. All life depends on water. We […]

by alnationtalk on March 22, 2022306 Views

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Congratulations to the winners of the Honouring Mother Earth Art Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Honouring Mother Earth Art Contest ONWA’s Responsible Gambling & Youth Life Promotion programs held a contest looking for Indigenous artwork for Earth Day T-shirts, to showcase our commitment to honouring Mother Earth. The winning design will be showcased on a t-shirt shared with Indigenous youth across Ontario. The winners […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 2022296 Views

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Honouring Water

Honouring Water We want to hear about what water means to you! March 22 is World Water Day and ONWA is honouring water teachings and stories. Share a teaching about water or tell us how water is impacting your life, and your community. Why do you honour water? Is, or has, your community been under […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2022293 Views

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Category: PoliticsText

ONWA Honours the Women that Hold our World Together

MEDIA RELEASE:  For Immediate Release | March 08, 2022 Thunder Bay, ON – On this International Women’s Day (March 8), Mother Earth truly is the tie that binds Indigenous women together throughout the world. We are all interconnected. At a time when the world is in need of heroes, we ask who is the SHERO-kwe in […]

by alnationtalk on March 8, 2022301 Views

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Who is your SHERO-kwe?

Who is your SHERO-kwe? We want to hear your strong warrior women stories! March is Women’s History month and ONWA is celebrating the achievements of women. Who are the women that have made a difference in your community or nation? Is she your number one supporter? Is she your mother, sister, grandmother…your most deadly auntie? […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 2022293 Views

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Category: IndigenousText

Expanding safeSPACES in our Communities and Neighbourhoods

Expanding safeSPACES in our Communities and Neighbourhoods Thunder Bay, ON – The first steps to preventing human trafficking is to learn about it. Today, on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Canada, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is beginning a safeSPACES awareness campaign. ONWA’s safeSPACES awareness campaign uses yard signs to connects women, girls, […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 2022312 Views

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The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Supporting the Indigenous Community in Ottawa

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Supporting the Indigenous Community in Ottawa Thunder Bay, ON – The violence taking place in Ottawa and in communities surrounding the inappropriately named “Freedom Convoy” is extremely disheartening. Sadly, the word freedom is being used out of context. As Indigenous women we know the fight for freedom, for our […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 2022501 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Charitable Foundation (ONWCF) Recipient of Slaight Family Foundation Donation

February 8, 2022 Ontario Native Women’s Charitable Foundation (ONWCF) Recipient of Slaight Family Foundation Donation Toronto, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Charitable Foundation (ONWCF) is honoured to be among the 12 organizations sharing a generous $15 million donation from the Slaight Family Foundation. This contribution will support to initiatives focussed on addressing the challenges […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2022316 Views

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Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Recognizes Fundraising Initiative

Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Recognizes Fundraising Initiative Thunder Bay, ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) would like to acknowledge Robyn Knickle, Director of Development at the Neighbour 2 Neighbour Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, for launching her Go Fund Me campaign in support of ONWA’s work. Robyn’s basic question, “why are Canadians not […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 2022373 Views

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