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ONWA Postpones 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference to June 2022

ONWA Postpones 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference to June 2022 Toronto, ON – Following increased concern about the recent COVID-19 Omicron variant, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is postponing this years’ 4th Annual She Is Wise Conference scheduled for February 14-16, 2022, in Toronto, ON at the Marriott Eaton Center. The Conference will […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 2022473 Views

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Congratulations to the winners of the Indigenous Youth Anti-Bullying Art Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Indigenous Youth Anti-Bullying Art Contest ONWA’s Youth Life Promotion program held an contest asking Indigenous youth to submit artwork for an Anti-Bullying Day T-shirts, to showcase our commitment to preventing bullying and focusing on treating all people with kindness and respect. The winning design will be showcased on a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2021434 Views

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ONWA Honours Indigenous Women’s Right to Safety on Human Rights Day

ONWA Honours Indigenous Women’s Right to Safety on Human Rights Day Thunder Bay, ON – Today, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) recognizes the United Nation’s Human Rights Day. This day is observed every year on December 10th — the day the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted in 1948. ONWA maintains that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2021432 Views

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Indigenous Organizations Raise Flag to End Violence Against Women

Indigenous Organizations Raise Flag to End Violence Against Women Thunder Bay, ON – On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women (White Ribbon Day), the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) and Beendigen are honoured to raise the Wrapped in Courage flag in solidarity to end violence against women. Thirty-two years ago […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2021164 Views

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ONWA hosts 6th Annual Poetry Night

ONWA hosts 6th Annual Poetry Night Thunder Bay, ON – On November 25th, the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) will be hosting its 6th Annual Poetry Night, created to raise awareness about violence against women. Poetry Night coincides with the first day of […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2021448 Views

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ONWA Celebrates 50 Years Since Incorporation

ONWA Celebrates 50 Years Since Incorporation Thunder Bay, ON – On November 17, 1971, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) was officially incorporated. Today, we celebrate 50 years of ONWA and the Indigenous women’s movement. ONWA is now the oldest and largest Indigenous women’s agency in Canada! At the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA), we […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2021424 Views

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Lee Maracle Remembered

Lee Maracle Remembered The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) wishes to honour the courage, wisdom, kindness and humour of Lee Maracle. Turtle Island mourns the passing of our warrior sister, Lee Maracle to the Spirit World. Her activism flowed through the power of her words giving voice and equitable narrative to Indigenous women. As we […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 2021386 Views

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ONWA is participating with Jobs Canada in a Virtual Career Fair!

ONWA is participating with Jobs Canada in a Virtual Career Fair! 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Eastern Time) Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 This multi-sector recruitment event is open to all organizations and visitors across Ontario. ONWA will be there advertising our current and up coming jobs and live chatting with interested job seekers! Get your […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2021400 Views

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ONWA Finalist in 2021 Charity Village Awards

ONWA Finalist in 2021 Charity Village Awards The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is honoured to be nominated for the Best Nonprofit Employer – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (20+ staff) Award as a part of the inaugural CharityVillage Conference and Awards! ONWA is now a finalist, representing the very best across the nonprofit sector. Chi […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 2021376 Views

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The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Congratulates Cora McGuire-Cyrette on WXN Award

The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Congratulates Cora McGuire-Cyrette on WXN Award Thunder Bay ON – The Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) is proud to announce that Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, has received the Women’s Executive Network WXN Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders Award. The prestigious award celebrates the professional achievements of women aged 30 to 45 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2021481 Views

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